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PBS Honors the Life of Dr. Maya Angelou
Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” Dr. Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928-May 28, 2014) led a prolific life. As a singer, dancer, activist, poet and writer, she inspired generations with lyrical modern African-American thought that pushed boundaries. Best known for her autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Random House), she gave people the freedom to think about their history in a way...
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Celebrating the Legacy of Harry Belafonte »  Celebrating the Legacy of Harry Belafonte

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is celebrating the 90th...

“I Am Not Your Negro” Receives Oscar Nod »  “I Am Not Your Negro” Receives Oscar Nod

By Lauren Victoria BurkeNNPA Newswire Contributor On February 1, the first day of Black...

Tuskegee Airmen’s Significance in US History »  Tuskegee Airmen’s Significance in US History

MIDDLETOWN - Commonly referenced as the Tuskegee Airmen, these men came together to participate in...

The Newseum Opens ‘1967: Civil Rights at 50’ Exhibition »  The Newseum Opens ‘1967: Civil Rights at 50’...

WASHINGTON, DC —  Recenlty, the Newseum opened “1967: Civil Rights at 50,”...

2017 Dutchess County Poet Laureate is Appointed »  2017 Dutchess County Poet Laureate is...

POUGHKEEPSIE - Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro has appointed Poughkeepsie resident Bettina...

Lecture on Motown and the Civil Rights Movement »  Lecture on Motown and the Civil Rights...

NEWBURGH - What affect did Motown’s development have on the Civil Rights Movement in the...

Tuskegee Airmen to Host Annual Gala »  Tuskegee Airmen to Host Annual Gala

The Maj. Gen. Irene Trowell-Harris Chapter of the national Tuskegee Airmen association will be...

WCS Announces Favorite Wildlife Pictures of the Year »  WCS Announces Favorite Wildlife Pictures of...

NEW YORK CITY - WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) has released its favorite images of 2016. Ten...

New Exihibit Opens at SUNY Orange, Newburgh »  New Exihibit Opens at SUNY Orange, Newburgh

NEWBURGH - Art is central in Ward Lamb’s life. “From an early age I found drawing and...

Take Me to Heaven! “Sister Act” is Underway »  Take Me to Heaven! “Sister Act” is Underway

WHITE PLAINS - White Plains Performing Arts Center is proud to present Sister Act, playing through...


 

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By Stacy M. BrownNNPA Newswire Contributor Steve Harvey has a lot on his plate these days. The comedian, who is beloved by millions, has...

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Nominees Announced For the 48th NAACP Image...

LOS ANGELES, CA  - The nominees for the 48th NAACP Image Awards were announced recently with ABC and HBO leading the nominations in the...

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Mount Continues Christmas Vespers Tradition

NEWBURGH – Mount Saint Mary College presented a service of lessons and carols at the annual Christmas Vespers program on Sunday, December 4.The...

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NNPA Newswire Film Review: Almost Christmas

By Dwight BrownNNPA Newswire Film Critic Watching this humorous film is like getting a funny greeting card that makes you laugh as it warms your...

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NFA Presents The Grinch

NEWBURGH - Newburgh Free Academy’s performance of Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch comes alive on Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3, 2016....

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