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Sister Thea Bowman, whose canonization cause is underway, was dynamic evangelist

Catholic Standard 13 Nov 2020
When she entered the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, she was the first and only African-American member of her order ... I bring my whole history, my traditions, my experience, my culture, my African-American song and dance and gesture and movement and teaching and preaching and healing and responsibility - as gifts to the Church.
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Faith and spirituality run deep in Black Lives Matter

Alternet 24 Oct 2020
What we found was that BLM was not only a movement seeking radical political reform, but a spiritual movement seeking to heal and empower while inspiring other religious allies seeking inclusivity.A love letter ... Classes included yoga, meditation, African dance, Chinese medicine, and altar making.
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WSU Theater and Dance offers digital portal to creative performance and learning

Press & Guide 22 Oct 2020
Healing Through Dance and Drums,” a dance experience, looks through the lens of African Diasporic drum and dance, from the past to the present, setting the stage for the future ... The Dialogue Series includes a reading circle, an ongoing dance symposium, a discussion series and podcasts.
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Commentary: Faith, spirituality run deep in Black Lives Matter

The Independence Examiner 16 Sep 2020
What we found was that BLM was not only a movement seeking radical political reform, but a spiritual movement seeking to heal and empower while inspiring other religious allies seeking inclusivity ... 'Without healing, no justice' ... Classes included yoga, meditation, African dance, Chinese medicine, and altar making.
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The Conversation: Far from being anti-religious, faith and spirituality run deep in Black Lives Matter

The Salt Lake Tribune 14 Sep 2020
Cullors grew up as a Jehovah’s Witness, and later became ordained in Ifà, a west African Yoruba religion ...Without healing, no justice’ ... On July 26, 2020, they held a virtual event called Calm-Unity, to remind people that “without healing there is no justice.” Classes included yoga, meditation, African dance, Chinese medicine, and altar making.
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Far from being anti-religious, faith and spirituality run deep in Black Lives Matter

Lebanon Express 14 Sep 2020
Cullors grew up as a Jehovah’s Witness, and later became ordained in Ifà, a west African Yoruba religion ...Without healing, no justice’ ... On July 26, 2020, they held a virtual event called Calm-Unity, to remind people that “without healing there is no justice.” Classes included yoga, meditation, African dance, Chinese medicine, and altar making.
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WSU Department of Theater and Dance offers online audience engagement during pandemic

Press & Guide 10 Sep 2020
Healing through Dance and Drums” will explore the African American experience, from the past to the present day, while “Shakespeare Sings,” with guest artist and composer Scotty Arnold, will offer a musical program, using actors in the graduate program, drawing from Shakespeare’s rich words and lyrics.
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WATCH: Music brings to life the story of police brutality in 'Marikana The Musical'

Independent online (SA) 16 Aug 2020
“As any nation would, our people looked to art for healing and catharsis and it’s very much in our nature as South Africans to respond to tragedy with song and dance.“The cast of Marikana the Musical ... “And telling the story in our South African way, its unique music and movement,” he added.
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Juneteenth Santa Barbara gives stage to local black community

Santa Barbara News-Press 20 Jun 2020
“I was at the point where it literally would bring me to tears to see another cultural group, like having a dance or a party or whatever, that is how isolated I felt,” Ms ... King’s PhD research focuses on the healing roots of African Dance and Step Culture and how people could use them as “resiliency strategies in ways of channeling our ancestors.”.
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10 things to do this weekend including a gigantic Oreo slide in Herald Square and ...

AM New York 21 Feb 2020
African Pop Up Festival ... Catland at 987 Flushing Avenue will be holding vendors that “provide creative energy to inspire, heal, and connect” from 12-6.00 p.m ... West African Dance Class ... Center for African and Diaspora Dance at 1368 Fulton Street will both teach you and make you more confident on the dance floor.
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Maria Sullivan: A.H Parker HS Grad Combines Dance With History

The Birmingham Times 23 Jan 2020
“When I was introduced to West African dance, I could do it all,” she recalled ... Sullivan, 33, lead dancer and choreographer for the Sahi On Ko Djony West African Cultural Enrichment Program, got her start in West African dance at the age of 13 ... “That’s the one thing about West African dance and our history, in general.
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The Importance of the Sahi On Ko Djony Cultural Program

The Birmingham Times 23 Jan 2020
The mission of the enrichment program is for children and adults to not only learn about and preserve West African dance and folklore but also present it across the city and beyond ... He added that the West African spirit “allows the family to come together and do something they can all be a part of, whether it’s drumming, dancing, or singing.
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ARMSTRONG-REINER: A welcoming church will seek out those who are missing

The Citizens 09 Nov 2019
I bring myself, my black self, all that I am, all that I have, all that I hope to become, I bring my whole history, my tradition, my experience, my culture, my African-American song and dance and gesture and movement and teaching and preaching and healing and responsibility as a gift to the church.”.
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Two prominent filmmakers have filled the Girard College chapel with images of black people healing ...

Philadelphia Daily News 10 Oct 2019
These are images of black people across the African diaspora, all healing themselves, said filmmakers Elissa Blount Moorhead and Bradford Young ... Dance is here as part of African healing rituals, and it’s here as a couple wearing crisp, professional outfits dances the Lindy Hop.
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At Girard College, ‘Back and Song’ showcases forgotten history of African healing arts

The Philadelphia Tribune 08 Oct 2019
The images are archival footage of various types of African and African American healing practices, from tribal ritual dance to dietary supplements hawked on TV infomercials. The installation broadly interprets culturally specific healing practices to include dance and music ... “The healing practices were part of dancing.
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