The Scottsboro Boys

  The Scottsboro Boys    The story of the Scottsboro Boys, the nine African American teenage boys who was falsely accused of raping two White women.   by DALE RICARDO SHIELDS “No case has ever caused so much protest or outrage in the history of the United States.” SCOTTSBORO BOYS TRIAL AND DEFENSE CAMPAIGN (1931–1937) …

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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, the winner of the 2017 AUDELCO/”VIV” Special Achievement Award and …

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Emmett Louis Till

Emmett  Louis  Till by Dale Ricardo Shields Emmett Louis Till, (born July 25, 1941, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.—died August 28, 1955, Money, Mississippi), African American teenager whose murder catalyzed the emerging civil rights movement. Emmett Till. born July 25, 1941. Chicago, Illinois. died August 28, 1955   “The murder of Emmett Till in 1955 sparked a …

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Jonelle Allen

      Jonelle  Allen   By DALE RICARDO SHIELDS    “What sums me up is Eclectic and Versatile!”  “What I tell young actors is LEARN your Craft.”  “When I was seven years old, the Hallmark Hall of Fame, produced Green Pastures (directed by George Schaeffer) with William Warfield as De Lawd and Rochester as Noah, …

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