Hidden Pictures: The Brilliance of Rogerline Johnson

Historic tourism is one of my favorite pastimes. A little over a year ago, I took a trip to Helena, AR to visit some of the town’s famous sites, the Delta Cultural Center, Fort Curtis, and Centennial Baptist Church. Catty-corner to the church and beside Fort Curtis I noticed a photography studio.…

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Black History Month: John Handcox’s Songs of Resistance

Delta gospel, blues, and labor songs sprang from the fields where pain and resistance, strength and sorrow coexisted. The music that came from this place speaks to the land of milk and honey and the valley of dry bones. It speaks to the place where riches abound and poverty prevails. It speaks…

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Let America be America Again by Langston Hughes

"Let America be America Again" By Langston Hughes Let America Be America Again by Langston Hughes Let America be America again. Let it be the dream it used to be. Let it be the pioneer on the plain Seeking a home where he himself is free. (America never was America to me.)…

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Public Service Malpractice: From Words to Walls
(Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images) Trump signs Executive Action for building a wall.

Public Service Malpractice: From Words to Walls

The President’s official campaign slogan was, “Make America Great Again,” but the heart of that campaign and now his White House is “build a wall,” a physical wall. However, we must recognize the other walls that are constructed by words and actions. In addition to the White House planning to construct a…

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Are you a Drum Major?

The following is audio and the transcript is of a speech given by Andrea Price on January 15th, 2017 at Turner Chapel AME Church in Palmetto, FL. Tomorrow we will celebrate one of the nation’s great holidays, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. His writings, sermons and his personal story still…

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