Category: THE WORD – Poetry

Melony McGant

    Melony McGant                  by Dale Ricardo Shields    ****** Melony McGant is a poet, humanist and compassionate communications professional with more than twenty years of experience in assisting both people and organizations discover and promote their professional or personal life missions. She has a strong track record of …

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Renee Matthews Jackson

           RENEE                      MATTHEWS                                         JACKSON   By Dale Shields                     “…and sometimes it takes the bitter ale of life to make …

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Lynne Thigpen

  Lynne Thigpen “Cherlynne Theresa “Lynne” Thigpen (December 22, 1948 – March 12, 2003) was an American stage and television actress, best known for her role as “The Chief” in the various Carmen Sandiego television series. Thigpen was born in Joliet, Illinois. Thigpen moved to New York City in 1971 to begin her career as …

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Toni King

Dr. Toni King Professor of Black and Women Studies and Author   Biography Toni King came to the University in 1997 and holds a joint appointment in Black Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies. Since that time she has served intermittently as the Director of the Center for Black Studies, and contributed broadly to the …

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