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The Art of Freedom: Did You Miss It! @TheMillionManM / @JusticeOrElse 20th Anniversary #NoCriticsJustArtists

People put their hands in the air during a rally to mark the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March, on Capitol Hill, on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, in Washington. Waving flags, carrying signs and listening to speeches and songs, the crowd gathered at the U.S. Capitol and spread down the Mall under on a sunny and breezy fall day. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
People put their hands in the air during a rally to mark the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March, on Capitol Hill, on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, in Washington. Waving flags, carrying signs and listening to speeches and songs, the crowd gathered at the U.S. Capitol and spread down the Mall under on a sunny and breezy fall day. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Attendees are led in prayer at a rally convened by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and billed as
Attendees are led in prayer at a rally convened by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and billed as “Justice or Else” to mark the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March on the National Mall in Washington October 10, 2015. The original Million Man March took place on October 16, 1995. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan – RTS3W8S

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The Art Of… Social/Educational Welfare* Meet American Engineer & Professional Athlete, Jordan Morgan @JustJMo cc: @jmo_foundation #NoCriticsJustArtists

The Jordan Morgan Foundation seeks to be a catalyst in inner-city generational change. The initiatives will be centered on education, outreach, and sport.

The Art Of X… الحاجّ مالك الشباز #NoCriticsJustArtist #MalcolmX

Image by Dwi Nucleo Prasetyo
Image by Dwi Nucleo Prasetyo

{USA} Meet Global Entrepreneurship newest Ambassador, @TheSharkDaymond cc: @startthespark @BarackObama @VP @WhiteHouse #ThePeoplesShark #StartTheSpark

‘Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship


Adepeju Jaiyeoba is a young Entrepreneur being recognize, representing Nigeria

The Art of Freedom/New Music Alert!!! “Vote Not Fight” by @2faceidibia #votenotfight #NoCriticsJustArtists

“They say its a ‘Do or Die’ affair…”

Pray for our Naija brothers & Sisters -ANH

The Art of Freedom: First documented resident of US city, @chicagosmayor & Haitian native, Jean Baptiste Point du Sable #NoCriticsJustArtists

Drawing of the home of *Jean Baptiste Point du Sable in Chicago as it appeared in the early 1800s

Feature Image by A D Jameson

New Music Alert!!! ‘The System’ by @PopcaanMusic {…we’ve been suffering} #NoCritcsJustArtists

The Art of Freedom: Meet Nobel Prize Recipient & Young Pakistani Activist, ملالہ یوسف زئی ملاله یوسفزۍ‎ (Malala Yousafzai) #NoCriticsJustArtists #StrongerThan

Image: AFP/Getty Images

Malala in Jordan
Malala in Kenya. Image by: Tanya Malott(2014)
Malala in Jordan. Image: Tanya Malott(2014)
Malala in Jordan. Image by: Tanya Malott(2014)
Malala pictured with her father,
Malala pictured with her father, Ziauddin Yousafzai. Image by: Tanya Malott(2014)

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NCJA is Live from The 2014 Global Citizen Festival @glblctzn #NoCriticsJustArtists #GlobalCitizen STAY TUNED!

Art In Reflection: African American Sculptor & Innovator, Edmonia Lewis #NoCriticsJustArists

Edmonia Lewis
Edmonia Lewis
Sculptor by Edmonia Lewis
The Death of Cleopatra; 1876
Sculptor by Edmonia Lewis
Forever Free; 1870
Sculptor by Edmonia Lewis
Bust of Minnehaha; 1868

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The Art of Freedom* A leader who represented many: His legacy in review on @NewsHour #NoCriticsJustArtists #Mandela

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The ART of *Freedom- New Music by @EspeSpalding #WeAreAmeica #NoCriticsJustArtists

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‘The Art of Freedom’ literally speaking* A Film about Solomon Northup by @foxsearchlight #NoCriticsJustArtists

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@NMCenter Norman Mailer Center Honors *Global Renaissance Woman, @DrMayaAngelou #NoCriticsJustArtist

Image by Katy McFadden

Dr. Maya Angelou, 85 wonderful years of age, will be given an honorary National Book Award, her first major literary prize – presented by The Norman Mailer Center

Photo of Maya Angelou

Ever wanted to be a GOOGLE *intern??? Try @googlejobs for a new venture! #NoCriticsJustArtists

DO COOL THINGS THAT MATTER

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And The Celebration Continues… 50th Anv. of The March On Washington #MLKDREAM50 #NoCriticsJustArtists

 

 

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LIVE: 50th Anv. of the March on Washington @nationalaction @revjjackson #MLKDREAM50 #PBSNewsHour #NoCriticsJustArtist

March On Washington

EVENTS 

Saturday, Aug. 24

Realize the Dream March and Rally 
Organizer: National Action Network
Place: The Lincoln Memorial
Time: 8 a.m.
Event Details: Rev. Al Sharpton, Martin Luther King III, the families of Trayvon Martin and Emmett Till, Rep. John Lewis, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer will speak.

Global Freedom Festival 
Organizer: The King Center and National Park Service
Location: The National Mall
Time: August 24, 2p.m. to August 27, 10 a.m.
Event Details: “Global Freedom Festival will open on the mall, and will include four days of education, entertainment and activities that focus on advancing the three freedoms previously mentioned, provided by individuals and organizations from throughout the world.”

 

Monday, Aug. 26

Republican National Committee Commemorative Event 
Organizer: Republican National Committee
Location: Capitol Hill Club
Time: 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Event Details: RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.), and Former Rep. Allen West will offer remarks.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 27

A Global Perspective Lecture 
Organizer/Location: The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Event Details: John W. Franklin, director of Partnerships and International Programs at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, gives a lecture examining “the historic event based on his travels abroad and cover civil rights memorabilia collected by the museum.”

Panel Discussion With the Historical Society of Washington D.C. 
Organizer/ Location: The Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
Time: 7 p.m.
Event Details: Krissah Thompson of The Washington Post will moderate a discussion between photographer and documentary producer Eric Kulberg; Jennifer Krafchik, library director of the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.; and Derek Gray, D.C. community archivist of the Washingtoniana Division at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 28

March for Jobs and Justice 
Organizer: The Center for the Study of Civil and Human Rights Laws
Location: The National Mall
Time: 8 a.m.
Event Details: President Barack Obama addresses the nation from the very spot where Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech 50 years ago.

Let Freedom Ring Commemoration and Call to Action 
Organizers: The King Center and The Coalition for Jobs, Justice and Freedom, National Council of Negro Women, SCLC, National Urban League, National Coalition of Black Civic Participation, National Action Network, National Council of Churches, Children’s Defense Fund
Location: The Lincoln Memorial
Time: 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Event Details: An interfaith service will kick off the event from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the Tidal Basin, followed by the “Let Freedom Ring” Commemoration and Call to Action at the nearby Lincoln Memorial from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., including a bell-ringing ceremony at 3:00 p.m.

University of District of Columbia Jazz Ensemble Concert 
Organizer: Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
Time: 12 p.m. Event Details: Under the direction of Allyn Johnson, the University of the District of Columbia Small Jazz ensemble performs a concert in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.

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