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Cascade Media Group Remembering Congress Women Shirley Chisholm

Shirley Anita Chisholm (/ˈtʃɪzəm/ CHIZ-əm; née St. Hill; November 30, 1924 – January 1, 2005) was an American politician, educator, and author.[1] In 1968, she became the first black woman elected to the United States Congress.[2] Chisholm represented New York’s 12th congressional district, a district centered on Bedford–Stuyvesant,[a] for seven terms from 1969 to 1983. …

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Interview With Kansas City, Kansas Residence Artist Karen White

Karen White is a residence of Kansas City, Kansas. She is passionate about creating art that seems to come to life as she expresses her unique talent with the world. Her works of art depicts emotion that captures a moment in time with monochrome and vibrant colors White works in these MEDIUMS: Acrylic, Pastels, Black …

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CMG January Book Of The Month Angela Davis: An Autobiography

Angela Davis has been a political activist at the cutting edge of the Black Liberation, feminist, queer, and prison-abolitionist movements for more than 50 years. Angela Davis: An Autobiography, first published and edited by Toni Morrison in 1974, is a powerful and commanding account of her early years in these struggles. Davis describes her journey …

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Cascade Media Group Remembering Cicely Tyson

Cicely Louise Tyson (December 19, 1924 – January 28, 2021) was an American actress. In a career which spanned more than seven decades, she became known for her portrayal of strong African-American women.[9][10] Tyson received three Primetime Emmy Awards, four Black Reel Awards, one Screen Actors Guild Award, one Tony Award, an honorary Academy Award, …

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Cascade Media Group Remembering Sidney Poitier

Sidney Poitier KBE (/ˈpwɑːtjeɪ/ PWAH-tyay;[1] February 20, 1927 – January 6, 2022) was a Bahamian-American actor, film director, and ambassador. In 1964, he was the first black person and first Bahamian to win the Academy Award for Best Actor.[2] Additionally he has received an honorary Academy Award, two competitive Golden Globe Awards, a competitive British …

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Interview with Notre Dame Law School Professor Rodolfo “Rudy” Monterrosa

Professor Monterrosa joined us for conversations about his experiences attending law school as a Latino, his personal immigrant experience, and his work as an immigration and criminal attorney. Professor Monterrosa is an adjunct professor at the Notre Dame Law School. He practice criminal and immigration law at a firm he founded in South Bend, Indiana. …

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