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Mary Seymour

Mary Seymour  Actress – Director – Playwright – Singer CEO of Barnett Group International ( All Media Entertainment Company )   by DALE RICARDO SHIELDS Mary graduated from Suffolk Community College Selden Campus, Alpha Zeta Nu Chapter/Phi Theta Kappa/ Highest Honors with an Associate of Science Degree. While attending SCCC Mary majored in Theatre Arts …

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The Mammy Archetype‏: A Black Maiden Syndrome

Media Depictions of the Mammy Archetype by Dale Ricardo Shields‏ The Mammy archetype is one of the most notable Black stereotypes and caricatures which exist in American culture. “In reality, the pancake mix was the creation of two White men in Missouri, and they named it after a character in a minstrel song, not an …

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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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