BlackVoiceNews.com: Tree Named for Booker T. Washington

Colonel Charles Young named a tree in the Sequoia National Park in honor of Booker T. Washington and the giant tree was lost for 100 years. See https://blackvoicenews.com/2003/09/14/after-100-years-young-and-booker-t-get-recognition/ Public television host Huell Howser dedicated a segment to Colonel Charles Young and the lost Booker T. Washington tree. https://blogs.chapman.edu/huell-howser-archives/2004/02/01/sequoia-black-history-californias-gold-6002-2/  

PBS.org: Julia Bullock, currently The Met Museum’s artist in residence

NYC-ARTS Profile: Julia Bullock Clip: Season 2019 Episode 424 | 11m 48s   A profile of soprano Julia Bullock, currently The Met Museum’s artist in residence. Known for her rich voice and versatile artistry, she is approaching the museum’s collection as both a musician and an activist. NYC-Arts Profile: Julia Bullock  https://www.pbs.org/video/nyc-arts-profile-julia-bullock-shjw9o/

NPR Releases ‘Wade in the Water’ 26-Part Series on 25th Anniversary

Dr. Kehembe V. Eichelberger, Assoc. Prof., Howard University shared a press release with MusicUNTOLD announcing the 25th anniversary of WADE IN THE WATER (26 episode series on NPR honoring the legacy of African American sacred music tradition over a 200 year period). https://newsroom.howard.edu/newsroom/static/10841/npr-releases-wade-water-26-part-series-25th-anniversary-produced-howard   WASHINGTON – Howard University has made an impact on music with alumni…

KUSC.org: Interview with composer Anthony Davis on “Central Park Five”

June 14, 2019 KUSC Arts Alive interview with composer Anthony Davis CENTRAL PARK FIVE Opera https://media.kusc.org/audio/2019/06/20190612-AA-Bonus-Anthony-Davis.mp3 About The Central Park Five In 1980’s New York, five African American and Latino teenagers were in the wrong place at the wrong time. They were unjustly convicted of a Central Park rape but exonerated through DNA evidence thirteen years…