Author: Trishunda A. Mooney

Ghana book drive

Masters of Education student Brianna Berry and Social Work student Kandis Thorpe are collecting African/Black Centered storybooks and novels (new or gently used) for young Ghanaian children. Help them meet a goal of collecting 125 books before the deadline of May 10, 2019. Institutions like Howard and Hampton University are working to collect a of

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“Amazing Grace” How Sweet the Sound

Taking a journey to 1972, the audience filled the Virginia Lacy Jones Exhibition Hall in the Robert W. Woodruff library on April 17 to see Aretha Franklin’s “Amazing Grace,” before its theatrical release Easter weekend 2019. Songs were carefully selected and arranged to honor the living legacy of the recent Pulitzer Prize winner by producer

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XFINITY’S BLACK TV & FILM SHARES THE HBCU EXPERIENCE

According to Executive Director of Multicultural Products and co-founder of Comcast Xfinity’s Black Film & TV her brainchild “The HBCU Experience” was born out of a want to create a unique space on the cable network platform that celebrates historically black colleges and universities (HBCU). The Emory University graduate, Keesha Boyd understands the importance of HBCUs

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NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO AFFILIATE STATION CELEBRATES 45 YEARS OF BROADCASTING WITH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

by Shed Jackson of Communications & Marketing Director of WCLK Jazz 91.9 WCLK Atlanta’s Jazz Station makes 45 on April 10.  To mark this milestone, Jazz 91.9 WCLK is throwing a 45th Anniversary birthday celebration at WCLK Studios featuring special performances by Saxophonists Trey Daniels and BK Jackson along with Vocalists Dara Carter, Kim Cage

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HORROR NOIRE: MORE THAN MONSTERS AND CLOWN FACED KILLERS

Horror scholar and executive producer of documentary and Shudder original, “Horror Noire”believes horror film narratives and its imagery helps the audience to understand and visualize ‘evil’ through symbols while not necessarily taking on a literal façade. “We can’t wrap our minds around human evil sometimes,” Tananarive Due said. “There are explanations in psychology, history and sociology

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DeVon Franklin uses a four letter word [love] to open dialogue during his stop on “The Truth Tour” at CAU

Hosted by the Clark Atlanta University’s Mass Media Arts department, the Merge Symposium and AT&T presented DeVon Franklin’s “The Truth Tour” as it made a stop at the Atlanta University Center’s Woodruff Library in the Exhibition Hall on Feb. 18 in promotion of his new book, “The Truth About Men.” Doors opened at 5 p.m. to hear

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