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Mavis T. Thompson, President National Bar Association, feted at Salon 53

Tanner, my 5-year-old-upstairs-neighbor, spotted me as I left of Freida Wheaton’s latest Salon 53 soiree. JGR: “I’m going to a party!” and swirled to show off my coral silk dress. Tanner: “What kind of party is it?” JGR: “The kind where you enjoy good hugs, good talk, and good food.” And, wiggling my fingers, off […]

St. Louis Art Museum’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Celebration’s 7th year—Raises voice for youth through performances and distinguished African American photojournalism panel

“We need to tell our stories; argue our case.”–D. Michael Cheers (Assistant Professor, Photojournalism, San Jose State University) _______________________________________________________________ From the opening presentation of “Crowns of Glory” (Victor Little–actor–Sheila Forrest–vocalist–and David A. N. Jackson–vocalist & percussionist), through the panel of three distinguished photojournalists (D. Michael Cheers, Jason Miccolo Johnson, and Wiley Price) moderated by Alisa […]