50th Anniversary Of The Black Power Movement

Black-Power-Kathleen-crop1On June 16, 1966 Stokely Carmichael of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) introduced “Black Power” as a slogan. Continue Reading →

Women’s Jazz Festival: Bernice Johnson Reagon Compositions In Harlem

Composer, songleader, scholar and producer Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011 in Washington. (Sharon Farmer/sfphotoworks)

Bernice Johnson Reagon, a scholar, singer, song leader, composer, activist for over half a century, has been a profound contributor to African-American and American culture. Continue Reading →