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Cardi B, Logic Grab Attention as VMAs Take on Immigration

New York, N.Y. New York rapper Cardi B kicked off the MTV Video Music Award (VMA) show on Monday, where politics quickly took center stage with a performance highlighting U.S. President Donald Trump’s controversial immigration policies. Dozens of immigrant children and their families, wearing white t-shirts saying “We are all human beings,” joined rapper Logic on […]

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United Nations Marks Day of Remembrance of Victims of Slavery

New York, N.Y.  Members of the National Ballet of Cameroon perform in the General Hall following the Assembly’s commemorative meeting on the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade (25 March). UN Photo/Devra Berkowitz.  25 March 2013, United Nations, New York.  Slideshow  Photo 2 of 38   Gallery Tweet

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How a Play is Born in NYC: Playsmiths Bring Drama to the World

New York, N.Y.  I was fortunate recently to attend an emerging theater in New York City and gain a first-person understanding of how plays are born.  I went to a reading at a salon performance hosted by “Playsmiths,” literally Off-Broadway at the Manhattan Theatre Club on 43rd Street. Playsmiths is a collaboration of theatre professionals […]

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