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  • San Miguel de Allende, la Parroquia.
    Gloria Steinem and Alice Walker highlight San Miguel Writers Conference
    Now in its tenth year, the San Miguel Writers Conference 2015 continues its ground-breaking achievements with yet another star-studded roster of keynote speakers and writing workshops.As if Steinem and Walker were not enough, the international...
  • "Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America"
    For June 7 - 9. John Waters, Alice Walker, Catherine Clark, Queer Arts Festival
    How often can you see both John Waters and Alice Walker in San Francisco in the same week as well as the kick off for Queer Art Month?The Green Arcade is hosting "A Conversation with John Waters." Filmmaker, author, celebrity, and...
  • Tax Day protest against U.S. military aid to Israel
    OSU students hold Tax Day protest against Palestinian occupation
    Despite the unseasonable cold, on Tuesday a dozen student demonstrators held a Tax Day rally at the 15th Avenue entrance of the Ohio State University to protest U.S. support of Israel's occupation of Palestine, which costs American taxpayers ...
  • Women's History Month 2014
    Women’s History Month 2014 activities
    Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment is this year’s theme for Women’s History Month. Understanding changing perceptions of women in society, and honoring their contribution, is focal to activities designed for...
  • Writer and activist Alice Walker
    Alice Walker documentary ‘Beauty in Truth’ to premiere on PBS
    The documentary on famed author and activist Alice Walker will premiere tonight on PBS’ American Masters series. “Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth” chronicles the life and times of the Georgia born writer who became the first...
  • Alice Walker
    Acclaimed Author Alice Walker Profiled on PBS’American Masters
    On Friday, February 7th at 8pm (Central) on PBS, THIRTEEN's American Masters will air Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth. The documentary is in honor of Ms. Walker's 70th birthday and Black History Month. Filmmaker Pratibha Parmar's new...
  • Documentary film ‘Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth’ screening in Oakland on Monday
    Documentary film ‘Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth’ screening in Oakland on Monday
    “Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth,” a film by Pratibha Parmar, will have its Oakland premiere this coming Monday, November 18, 2013 at 7pm at the Grand Lake Theater, 3200 Grand Avenue in Oakland, California. The documentary film is about...
  • 'Gulabi Gang' tackles gender violence, caste oppression and widespread corruption.
    'San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival' honors women
    3rd i's San Francisco InternationalSouthAsianFilm Festival takes place in San Francisco Nov 6-10 at the Castro and New People Cinema in Japantown, and Nov 16at the Aquarius Theater in Palo Alto. The festival will screen feature films,...
  • The film tells the untold story of Mumia Abu-Jamal, one of the world's most important revolutionaries
    Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary is a riveting look at an important hero
    Still in theaters across the country, the documentary Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary (First Run Features) will be available on DVD and iTunes beginning June 11. The film tells the untold story of Mumia Abu-Jamal, one of the world's most...
  • Opening day of the Arkansas Writers' Conference
    Opening day of the Arkansas Writers' Conference
    The Sixty-Ninth Annual Arkansas Writers’ Conference kicked off at the Holiday Inn Presidential in Little Rock on Friday May 31, 2013. Highlights of the first day of this two-day conference included a talk by Jullianne Ballou, Editor of...
  • Zora Neale Hurston
    Taking a Zora Neale Hurston themed trip
    Whether you’ve read in “Their Eyes Are Watching God” or Walker’s “In Search of Our Mothers’ Gardens,” every Zora Neale Hurston fan should consider traveling to the places the famous folklorist and...
  • Banned Books Week 2012
    Celebrate Banned Books Week:The most widely banned book of the past decade is...
    In honor of Banned Books Week from September 30th – October 6th, people all across the United States are encouraged to celebrate their Freedom of Speech First Amendment Rights by reading a banned book today!According to the American Library...
  • President Obama confers the Medal of Freedom upon Toni Morrison.
    Toni Morrison receives Medal of Freedom
    President Obama awarded Nobel laureate and best-selling author Toni Morrison thePresidential Medal of FreedomTuesdayat the White House.The medal is the highest American civilian accolade and wasbestowed uponrecipients including Bob Dylan, John...
  • The Color Purple: Playing In the Field
    The Color Purple: A Literary Classic
    Recently, President Obama awarded the National Medal of the Arts and nine National Humanities Medals to several Americans, and one of them was Akron native Rita Dove, who received a National Medal of the Arts. Rita Dove is a famous poet who...
  • This day in African-American History - 09 February
    This day in African-American History - 09 February
    On this day in African-American History...1902 - Singer and bandleader Blanche Calloway was born in Baltimore, MD, on this day.1906 - Poet Paul Laurence Dunbar died in Dayton, OH, on this day.1907 - Aviator Charles Anderson was born in Bridgeport,...
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