With the accompaniment of African instruments, the incomparable storyteller Queen Nur presents unforgettable stories, songs and dance celebrating her African American heritage.
Sweet Potato Pie and Such
Surrounded by high energy and interactive opportunities, audience members expand their cultural horizons through a rich blend of tales, songs and rhymes celebrating the African ancestral heritage.
The Bully-Free Zone
Folktales, fables and hip hop take center stage in a show about accepting our differences. Participants learn that the premier Bully Free Zone is SELF. Students are chosen as Bully Free Zone Leaders to identify bully traits in the stories. They lead the full assembly in a Bully Free Zone call and response and identify opposing buddy traits.
A participatory celebration of the traditional African holiday of family, community and culture, Kwanzaa imparts its lessons through original call and response, songs, stories, drumming and dance.
Voices of Courage: Profiles in 19th Century African American Women
Indelible portraits of seven pioneering, brave African American women examine what it means to be a trailblazing human. Stories featured include those of Sojourner Truth, Maria Stewart, Frances Harper, Cathy Williams, Ida B. Wells, Mary Church Terrell and Mary McLeod Bethune.
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