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Brown University Honors First Black Graduates By Renaming Building 'At The Heart Of Campus'

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Brown University Honors First Black Graduates By Renaming Building 'At The Heart Of Campus'

Photo via news.brown.edu A building at Brown University will be renamed in honor of their first Black man and woman graduates, Inman Edward Page and Ethel Tremaine Robinson. The former J. Walter Wilson building will be renamed Page-Robinson Hall as of the Spring 2019 semester. “We wanted a building at the heart of campus that every student, faculty member and staff member uses on a regular basis," said Brown University President, Christina Paxson. “And one that serves as a center of classroom activity, teaching and learning — the core of the Brown experience. Together, these two pioneers embodied the faith...

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Outtakes - Richard Pryor

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Outtakes - Richard Pryor
We wish we could show you video of what goes into capturing the final shot we share. In the meantime, we thought it would be great to give you a small glimpse by sharing a few of the outtakes with you. First up are a couple of outtakes from our little guy channeling Richard Pryor.

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Read The Touching Letter This Teacher Received From One Of His Students

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Read The Touching Letter This Teacher Received From One Of His Students

Photo via Twitter, @mainey_maine Teachers wear many hats. From mentor, friend, tutor, parent figure and more, educators often times take on roles that go beyond teaching their prepared lesson plans. For Atlanta elementary student Markus, his 5th grade teacher took on a lot of these roles throughout the school year, so much so, that he decided to write his teacher a letter to express his appreciation. Mr. J. (as referred to in the letter) shared Markus' sweet message on social media with the caption: "So I walked in the classroom and found this letter on the desk that one of...

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Richard Pryor Celebrated with Statue

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Richard Pryor Celebrated with Statue
Recently in Peoria, Illinois, a sculpture of comedic genius, Richard Pryor, was unveiled. The statue, created by sculptor, Preston Jackson, celebrates the life and impact Pryor had on the world.

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Ruth E. Carter To Be Honored By The Costume Designers Guild With Its Career Achievement Award

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Ruth E. Carter To Be Honored By The Costume Designers Guild With Its Career Achievement Award

Photo credit: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times The legendary Ruth E. Carter has been bringing Black girl magic and representation to the film industry for over thirty years as a costume designer for films such as Spike Lee's "Malcolm X," Ava DuVernay's "Selma," and Ryan Coogler's "Black Panther." To honor her incredible body of work, the Costume Designers Guild Awards will present Carter with its Career Achievement Award at its 21st annual ceremony. Carter has worked on more than 40 films (which includes over 10 Spike Lee joints), earned two best costume design Oscar nominations for "Malcolm X" and...

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