You are now being logged in using your Facebook credentials
West Florissant, Mo. Explodes in Protest of Police Shooting, More Than 30 Arrests

West Florissant, Mo. Explodes in Protest of Police Shooting, More Than 30 Arrests

Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American

The Target parking lot of the Buzz Westfall Shopping Center was filled with dozens and dozens of police vehicles and the area of West Florissant from Jennings to Ferguson was blocked off. Helicopters and tanks –as well as vehicles from a host of area departments – descended on West Florissant as looting and vandalism…

Read More...
Suppress Voting, Impeach Obama and Close HBCUs

Suppress Voting, Impeach Obama and Close HBCUs

By Peter Grear

Our campaign has sought to educate our communities to the point that they would organize and mobilize for a massive voter turnout for the November General Election and beyond. 

Read More...
Risky Situations Increase Women’s Anxiety, Hurt Their Performance Compared to Men

Risky Situations Increase Women’s Anxiety, Hurt Their Performance Compared to Men

Study author Susan R. Fisk

“On the surface, risky situations may not appear to be particularly disadvantageous to women, but these findings suggest otherwise,” 

Read More...
Voter Suppression: An Existential Threat to Democracy

Voter Suppression: An Existential Threat to Democracy

By Peter Grear

To properly understand where we are today, we must look to history, to Black Slavery.  Slavery has existed since the time of ancient civilizations and in its inception was based upon conquerors enslaving the conquered without regards to race.  

Read More...
Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson Installed as International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson Installed as International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

Charlotte, NC (BlackPR.com)

Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a business executive, was installed as the 2014-2018 International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA)

Read More...
Nielsen Expands Communications Leadership Team with Key Media Relations Hire

Nielsen Expands Communications Leadership Team with Key Media Relations Hire

New York (BlackPR.com)

New York (BlackPR.com) -- Nielsen today announced that Andrew McCaskill has joined Nielsen as Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications. He will report to Chief Communications Officer Laura Nelson.

Read More...
Voter Suppression: It’s Mobilization Time

Voter Suppression: It’s Mobilization Time

Written by Peter Grear

With this article we will start detailing the ingredients of a revisable action plan that needs comments and revisions as we move toward the Tuesday, November 4, 2014 General Election.  

Read More...
Voter Suppression: NC Black Republican Advisory Board

Voter Suppression: NC Black Republican Advisory Board

Written by Peter Grear

Educate, Organize and Mobilize: I confess that I’m amazed. The Republican National Committee and the Republican Party of North Carolina announced last week that they have launched theNorth Carolina Black Advisory Board (BRAB) 

Read More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2011 JoomlaWorks Ltd.

Dr. Shirley Caesar to Host HBCU Choirs 2010 Kennedy Center Performance

Written by Featured Organization on 20 August 2010.

105 New Selected Talented Voices from Historically Black Colleges and Universities for the 2010 Choir  Kennedy Center Performance with Host Dr. Shirley Caesar "Lifting Voices for Health, Leadership, Diversity and Economic Empowerment" 

Sunday, September 19, 2010; 5:00 P.M. Concert Hall, John F. Kennedy Center, National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) 2010 Celebration of THE 105 VOICES OF HISTORY -  The Nation's 1st Historically Black Colleges and Universities National Choir World Premiere 3rd  Annual Performance Arts, Legends and Legacies featuring selected  Voices from the 105 HBCU Community.  In song with the 105 Voices: Event 2010 Host Dr. Shirley Caesar and  Guest Artist Kim Burrell - Gospel / Jazz Artist, BET Sunday Best,  Known as today's Ella Fitzgerald.   2010 Program Highlight: Featured Student Soloist - The Best Voice of the 105 Voices 2010  HBCU - Kennedy Center National Honorary Chairs, Dr. Louis Sullivan, Founder, President Emeritus Morehouse School of Medicine,  Ms. Phylicia Rashad, Renowned Actress and Howard University Graduate, Honorable Rodney Slater, Former Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation & Patton and Boggs, Mr. Ernest Green, Principal, Ms. Jessye Norman, renowned opera singer - Howard University Graduate, Ms. Cathy Hughes- Ms. Cathy Hughes, Honorary Chair Founder /CEO Radio-TV One and Honorable Joan Pratt- Baltimore City Comptroller.  2010 Kennedy Center HBCU Event Chair; Mr. Floyd Green, Director of Community Relations Aetna Inc

A NATIONAL STUDENT CHOIR Showcasing the ARTS of the 105 HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (HBCUs) in support of

Health, Leadership, Diversity and Economic Empowerment"

Great Website: 105 Voices of History: www.hbcuchoirs-105.org

The John F. Kennedy Center, Washington D.C., Concert Hall Event is by ticket only. Tickets purchase at the Kennedy Center Box Office or Charge by Phone (202) 467-4600 Online at Kennedy-Center.org / TTY (202) 416-8524 Groups Sales Call (202) 416-8400

 

PARTNERS ACHIEVING SUCCESS, A NATIONAL EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP WITH THE KENNEDY CENTER PERFORMING ARTS FOR EVERYONE INITIATIVE:

This unprecedented partnership with The Kennedy Center brings together the historical, cultural and inspirational 105 Voices of the Nation's Historically Black College and Universities (HBCUs) led by some of the most prolific HBCU choir conductors

Washington, D.C.: Culture, history and community will join hands What is Crack buy-detox.com ?Crack cocaine is a highly addictive and powerful stimulant that is derived from powdered cocaine. together at this world premiere of 105 NEW Selected Voices for the 3rd  annual performance of a grand display of talent by HBCU students in an extraordinary collaboration, the Historically Black Colleges and Universities and The Kennedy Center's Performing Arts for Everyone Initiative. The concert will present the history of the music of HBCUs on The Kennedy Center Concert Hall stage.

This electrifying event will showcase some of the most talented singers from the HBCUs presenting an American legacy grounded in African-American culture. To complement the choir performances, there will be stunning featured solos.

"We are especially excited that the Colleges and Universities selected the student voice from their University to celebrate the joy of singing in support of social concerns," says Renata Toni Roy, Founder of Partners Achieving Success -- 105 Voices of History. "Our goal is to increase diversity and inclusion, thereby creating opportunities, resources and partnerships that ensure national recognition and support of HBCU legacies. Strategic partnerships will support the long-standing tradition for present and future generations of America's young students of color. The performance will be comprised of various music genres led by four nationally recognized HBCU conductors and 105 newly selected talented voices representing HBCUs throughout the country."

The concert will be preceded by a National Health Walk on Saturday, September 18, 2010 from the Nation's Capital to the Lincoln Memorial with the participation on Alumni, Organizations and Ministries. The walk will close with the 105 Voices in song at the Lincoln Memorial and scholarship presentations. "Walk for "105 Ways to Healthy HBCUs, Scholars and Campuses"

www.hbcuchoirs-105voh.org.

GDN Link Exchange