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How Will We Emerge? What will We Create?: Leading with Love

By Commentaries/Opinions

By Yvette Modestin— How will we Emerge? What will We create? Art is Art I use my pen to paint a different picture Can we Emerge with Love? Genuine, unconditional Love Will we extend a hand without needing to receive? Just give because the heart says so. How will we emerge? What will we create? Will it spark the revolution that our soul searches for? Will we use what we…

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‘An Ode to Mi Corona’ by Yvette Modestin — The HairStory Project

By Editors' Choice, Video/Audio

An Ode to Mi Corona, Featuring Yvette Modestin (Lepolata Aduke Apoukissi). The HairStory Project — A multimodal art experience providing context for the ongoing debate of natural hair and celebrating the roots of their African heritage. Learn more: @thehairstoryproject Yvette Modestin is an Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW21) Board Member, a National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) Commissioner and the Founder and Executive Director of Encuentro Diaspora.

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Celebrating Women Who Are Winning this International Women's Day

Celebrating Women Who Are Winning this International Women’s Day

By Editors' Choice

By Afrocenchix — Editor’s Note: Yvette Modestin who is acknowledged in this article is a member of the Board of Directors of the Institute of the Black World (IBW) and Founder of Encuentro Diaspora, Boston, MA. This years theme for International Women’s Day is “#EachforEqual.” The theme calls on all of us to stand on the right side of history: to address inequities, broaden perceptions and celebrate women’s achievements. At Afrocenchix…

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Special Features on April 16th Edition of Vantage Point — Dr. Ron Daniels

By Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

Featured Topics: The Amazing National Black Writers Conference, Medgar Evers College; Another Report on the Newark As Model City Initiative; Report Back From Afro-Descendant Conference in Venezuela. Guests: Dr. Brenda Greene, Executive Director, Center for Black Literature, Medgar Evers College/CUNY, Brooklyn, NY; Dr. Charlene Sinclair, Director for Reinvestment, Center for Community Change, Washington, DC; Yvette Modestin, Founder/ Executive Director, Encuentro Diaspora, Boston, MA

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