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Mosaic Theater
Apr 06 – Apr 19, 2023
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Shout Sister Shout: A Bio–Musical That Gives You a Good Reason to Shout

“Shout Sister Shout” gives the audience a healthy dose of sugar and spice: foot tapping music, amazing choreography, glittering costumes, and a stage that at moments resembled a Sunday morning Baptist praise and worship service. The audience was encouraged to join in with amens and shouting praises.
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Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia

In Philadelphia, The Museum of the American Revolution’s new exhibition, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia, brings together more than 100 artifacts to tell the inspiring story of free Black Philadelphian James Forten and his remarkable family, from the Revolutionary era through Reconstruction.
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Outdoor Museum in Indianapolis to Highlight African American Faith Experience

Opening this summer in Fishers, Indiana, in Metro Indianapolis, Conner Prairie is opening a new permanent exhibition, Promised Land as Proving Ground. The new exhibition will highlight the African American faith experience in Indiana.
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The Port of Harlem Gambian Education Partnership Releases New Videos

The Port of Harlem Gambian Education Partnership (POHGEP) released seven short videos, each about 60 seconds long, revealing its projects and achievements in The Gambia. Pictured video "Road to Health." POH magazine readers fund the projects.
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The Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project Gets Mellon Foundation Grant

The number of documented Middle Passage arrival sites continue to grow. One volunteer researcher recently found and documented two additional sites in Delaware, two in Virginia, and nine in Maryland. The markers, alone, for each of the sites, cost a minimum of $5,000 says Ann Chinn, former POH co–editor and Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project founder and program director.

Is it Possible to Reverse Hypertension?

What’s the good news? Making healthy lifestyle changes can help you avoid or reverse high blood pressure.
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Online, Sheryl Lee Ralph book chat and How Sex Changed the Internet, and the Internet Changed Sex. In person: See several environmental programs including Brown Faces Green Spaces in Gary, two exhibits in Philadelphia, Remember the Pearl in D.C., and theater in Chicago (Tina, EW&F) and DC (Nosebleed at Woolly Mammoth, Unseen at Mosaic).
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Schools take up the top spot on two of the platforms we use. Abubakari is back and we give our condolences to former Port of Harlem writer, photographer, and artist Anike Robinson on the lost of her father Randall Robinson. Though better known for his activism, after reading about his artistic side, we now understand that his creative talents live on through her. RIP.
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