Wednesday, July 7, 2010

MURAL Museum-School Partnership 2010

MURAL Museum-School Partnership 2010

MURAL Museum-School Partnership 2010

MURAL Museum-School Partnership 2010

Wilma Rudolph, 20, hits the tape to win the 4x100 meter relay for the US at the Summer Olympics in Rome, September 8, 1960. (AP Photo/file)

The Women

The Women

The Women

The Women

The Women

The Women

The Women

The Women

The Women

The Women

The Women

Gwen Ifill: American journalist, television newscaster and author. She is the managing editor and moderator for "Washington Week" (PBS) and a senior correspondent for "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" (PBS). She is a political analyst, and moderated the 2004 and 2008 Vice Presidential debates. She is the author of the book The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama. She has covered six Presidential campaigns. She joined both Washington Week and The NewsHour in 1999, interviewing newsmakers and reporting on issues ranging from foreign affairs to politics. Before coming to PBS, she was chief congressional and political correspondent for NBC News, White House correspondent for The New York Times, and a local and national political reporter for The Washington Post. She has received more than a dozen honorary doctorates, and serves on the boards of the Harvard University Institute of Politics and the Committee to Protect Journalists.

The Women

The Women

The Women

Alice Walker: American poet, short story writer, novelist, essayist, anthologist, teacher, editor, publisher, womanist and activist; she has written at length on issues of race and gender. Her most famous novel, The Color Purple, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award in 1983. www.alicewalkersgarden.com

Sonia Sanchez

Sonia Sanchez

Sonia Sanchez. Split This Rock Poetry Festival. 2008.© jill brazel photography. To contact: jill@jillbrazel.com.

Sonia Sanchez

Sonia Sanchez

make this our home

Helene Atwan, Sonia Sanchez, and Nadine Patterson.

Nikki Giovanni

Nikki Giovanni

Nikki Giovanni

Nikki Giovanni

Nikki Giovanni

luncheon address by Marion Wright Edelman of Children's Defense Fund

Marian Wright Edelman addresses a packed crowd of friends, family and enthusiastic townspeople inside the library.

Marian Wright Edelman

Maya Angelou

Shirley Chisholm