Sunday, September 4, 2011

An African-American Collection

You just need to be a flea against injustice. Enough committed fleas biting strategically can make even the biggest dog uncomfortable and transform even the biggest nation.
~ Marian Wright Edelman

The Opposite of Indifference
African-American Collection

"Queen of Jazz" by Chidi Okoye

William Stanley Braithwaite
Charles R. Smith, twice
Ruth Forman
Blues Lyrics
James Emanuel
Gayle Danley
Paul Laurence Dunbar
James Weldon Johnson
Maya Angelou

Jill Scott
Keb Mo
Chaka Khan
Elijah Rock
In honor of MLK

Poetry/Song Match-ups
A rap song to teach about poetry
Paul Robeson/Langston Hughes


The National African American Read-In
The Nicholas Brothers (dance)
Bobby McFerrin (talking about music)
Classic Bill Cosby (storytelling)
Civil Rights Sculptures
Philadelphia Murals

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