Category: Historical

Iforcolor takes a look back into history.


_____________________________________JUNETEENTH   Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. Note …

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A Candle For You ~  {BLACK THEATRE AFRICAN AMERICAN VOICES} Rest in peace***** 🙏 IN MEMORIAM ~ A ~ 🌹Loretta AbbottAlvin AileyLamar AlfordBetty AllenGuy AllenCecil AlonzoKeith AmosCarl AndersonMaya AngelouMary AnthonyWilbur ArchieClaudia AsburyNick AshfordCholly AtkinsJoe AttlesCharles Harrison Avery Ethel Ayler ~ B ~ 🌷 Lauren BacallCarl BaileyPearl BaileyEarl Baker Kaye BallardAmiri Baraka Thea Nerissa BarnesNate BarnettClyde …

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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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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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