BLACK HISTORY & CULTURE
Atlantic City Focus salutes: Phylicia Rashad
Best known for her role as Clair Huxtable on the late 1980s sitcom, The Cosby Show, Rashad who is the Dean of the Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts at Howard University, discussed the importance of believing in omnipresence, tapping into the love that resides in everyone and the importance of educating the next generation.
Atlantic City Focus salutes: Nikki Giovanni
Nikki Giovanni spoke before a packed house at the Wilmington Public Library on Wednesday, Feb. 1, to kick off Black History Month during the Voices of Power Series.
Atlantic City Focus salutes: “Lucy”
Lucy’s Chest: Legacy of South Jersey’s Last Slave” tells her story in an exhibit at the African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey until the end of 2022.
Atlantic City Free Public Library unveils online African American History Archive
The City of Dreams: The Atlantic City Experience has archived tens of thousands of photos and videos, audio files and documents that tell the story of African American life including everything from nightlife to churches, social clubs and politics.
Atlantic City Focus salutes Tommy Davidson: From In Living Color to Living In Color comedian talks life, love and race
Tommy Davidson, best known for his work on In Living Color — the early 1990s sketch comedy series — spoke at the Wilmington Public Library to promote his new book Living in Color.
Judge Joe Brown and Michael Eric Dyson talk politics before mid-term elections
Education, voter suppression and the Black Lives Matter movement were just a few of the topics they addressed.
Atlantic City Focus salutes: Pam Grier
The iconic female action hero known best for 1970s films such as “Coffy,” “Foxy Brown,” and “Sheba Baby”makes humanitarianism her new heroine focus.
Atlantic City Focus salutes: Club Harlem
Once the music got started at about 10 p.m. on a Saturday night the party wouldn’t stop until the following Monday morning.
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