JUNTEENTH Worldwide – June 15, 2010 Event Photos and Video

GREAT audience for JUNTEENTH WorldWide Concert thank you from the Long Beach Central Area Association, Salif Keita, Zanaida Robles (MusicUNTOLD Chorale), and John Malveaux SPONSORS: Connected Corridor, Long Beach Parks Recreation & Marine, Long Beach Redevelopment Agency, Naomi Rainey (NAACP), International Realty & Investments, Fourth District County Supervisor Don Knabe, Union Bank Renaissance Branch, Long…

Keita’s Juneteenth concert aims to erase the color lines – Long Beach Press-Telegram

By Greg Mellen Staff Writer Long Beach Press-Telegram Posted: 06/10/2010 05:26:31 PM PDT When Salif Keita sings his hit single “La Difference,” it is a profoundly personal statement. A direct descendant of Mali Empire founder Sundiata Keita, Salif is an international star known as “the Golden Voice of Africa.” But when he takes the stage,…

Concert hopes to raise awareness of albinism – Long Beach Press-Telegram

By Greg Mellen, Staff Writer Long Beach Press-Telegram Posted: 06/10/2010 04:50:40 PM PDT Reese Williams, a Long Beach resident with albinism. Vision problems are common with the condition. (Jeff Gritchen/Press-Telegram) LONG BEACH – North Long Beach resident Reese Williams remembers the taunts from his childhood – being called “Four Eyes,” because of his nearsightedness, “Red,”…

What is Albinism? Headline News interview with Dr. Anand Krishnan Ganesan

Headline News interview with Dr. Anand Krishnan Ganesan Headline News host Tracy Young sat down with Dr. Anand Krishnan Ganesan of UC Irvine last week to discuss albinism. The interview helps to build awareness of what albinism is and the current scientific advances. This interview took place as part of the JUNETEENTH Worldwide celebrations in…

Juneteenth Worldwide /Albinism Awareness Concert June 15, 2010

featuring Salif Keita, “The Golden Voice of Africa” Tuesday, June 15 at the Terrace Theater   WHAT: Juneteenth Worldwide/Albinism Awareness concert with Salif Keita – Internationally renowned Albino singer-songwriter Salif Keita performs in concert at the Terrace Theater in celebration of Juneteenth, the annual American holiday commemorating the end of slavery and the promotion of…