Dale Ricardo Shields

Dale Ricardo Shields ~ Find your own voice – Gwendolyn Brooks ~ Director, Educator and Artistic Activist  Dale Ricardo Shields is a 2017 winner of The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award®, 2017 and 2015 Tony® award nominee for the Excellence in Theatre Education Award and the winner of the 2017 AUDELCO/”VIV” Special Achievement Award. …

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Dr. Martin Luther King – SALUTE 2019

  My Smilebox Creation The King Philosophy TRIPLE EVILS  The Triple Evils of POVERTY, RACISM, and MILITARISM are forms of violence that exist in a vicious cycle. They are interrelated, all-inclusive, and stand as barriers to our living in the Beloved Community. When we work to remedy one evil, we affect all evils. To work …

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Lorraine Vivian Hansberry

  Lorraine Vivian Hansberry Playwright, Activist and Author Lorraine Hansberry was the youngest American playwright ever to win the Best American Play Award from the New York Drama Critics’ Circle for A Raisin in the Sun. Her other works include The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window, and Les Blancs.  By Dale Ricardo Shields (c) All Rights Reserved …

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In MEMORIAL 2018

A Candle For You ~ 2018 {BLACK THEATRE AFRICAN AMERICAN VOICES} Rest in peace***** 🙏 Abdul Salaam El Razzac Andrew Frierson Aretha Franklin Arthur Mitchell Barbara Alston Barbara Bush Barbara Harris Bill Daily Billy Graham Burt Reynolds Celeste Yarnall Charles Weldon Charlotte Rae Chuck McCann Cicely Berry Craig Mack Craig Zadan Danny Leiner David Ogden …

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Marcus Garvey: From Jamaican Peasant To Potent Black World Leader By Stacy St. Hilaire

  Marcus Garvey:  From Jamaican Peasant To Potent Black World Leader ~~~              by Stacy St. Hilaire Edited by Dale Shields “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” Marcus Garvey Marcus Garvey is one of the most influential Black men of all time. He emerged …

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