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Black Legacy Presents

Black Legacy Presents is a production of the Black Legacy Coalition, a volunteer group looking to help make Worcester a city where the broader Black community thrives. The show brings diverse black perspectives to various topics including politics, economics, education, arts, and youth that impact our lives.
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Black Legacy Presents #12

Posted October 13th 2015 4:50pm
Black Legacy Presents is a production of the Black Legacy Coalition, a volunteer group looking to help make Worcester a city where the broader Black community thrives. We are spotlighting community organizing.
 

Black Legacy Presents #11

Posted May 14th 2015 5:27pm
Black Legacy Presents is a production of the Black Legacy Coalition, a volunteer group looking to help make Worcester a city where the broader Black community thrives. We are spotlighting community organizing. Join Trooper Joe and Keefe Laporte as they talk about the upcoming Saving Our Men Basketball Tournament and Symposium focused on improving the health of our men of color in the city. Hear how the Barbershop Health Network is making a difference in your neighborhood. In addition, hear from nationally acclaimed Tim Wise from his visit here in 2010 when he spoke on the link between racism and health disparities.
 

Black Legacy Presents #10

Posted May 11th 2015 3:14pm
Black Legacy Presents is a production of the Black Legacy Coalition, a volunteer group looking to help make Worcester a city where the broader Black community thrives. We are spotlighting community organizing. We will be discussing why Women of Color are creating spaces for solidarity with each other with Cheyenne Jones, Florcy Romero, and Maritza Cruz, and see the powerful spoken word performance by Florcy and Cheyenne.  We also explore the many ways we can celebrate our mothers this Mother's Day with two local businesses that cater to women; Shi Shi's Lounge with owner Eurayshia Reed and Madison Avenue Accessories with owner Diel Lousigene.
 

Black Legacy #9

Posted January 20th 2015 7:21pm
Black Legacy Presents is a production of the Black Legacy Coalition, a volunteer group looking to help make Worcester a city where the broader Black community thrives. We are spotlighting community organizing. Join us and learn about the Triumph! series which will occur throughout the month of February to honor our Black Military: Unsung Hero's. Stacey Luster shares all of the events from the art series, to the events at the Worcester Public Library, Worcester Historical Museum, and the Worcester Antiquarian Society - just to name a few. Parlee Jones https://www.facebook.com/parlee.jones shares a calendar of events that you will definitely add to your schedule. Keith Scott https://www.facebook.com/keith.scott.9843 talks with William S. Coleman III https://www.facebook.com/william.s.coleman3 about two influential politicians he can learn from. Trooper Joe brings us deeper into the history of the Buffalo Soldiers; and Nate and Trooper introduce us to a great boxing gym, Camp Get Right that is a great resource in the community. Shout out to Fabian Glenn https://www.facebook.com/fabian.glenn.7 who kicks it all off.
 

Black Legacy Presents #8

Posted November 13th 2014 3:46pm
Black Legacy Presents is a production of the Black Legacy Coalition, a volunteer group looking to help make Worcester a city where the broader Black community thrives. We are spotlighting community organizing. Meet Solange Bayard and Jasmine Khubchandani, local 2nd year medical students that organized to bring attention to police encounters ending in the death of unarmed Black men in our country through the Tombstone Exhibit; hear Black Legacy reflect on our own organizing challenges, successes, and hopes; and the Roundtable discussion with Parlee Jones, Fabian Glenn, and Trooper Joe look at whether community organizing is still an effective strategy to bring about change. In addition, we meet a new business owner, Rob Evans, as we learn about his newly opened Addie Lee’s Soul Food restaurant on Main Street; and Trooper Joe continues to educate us about the major role Black men and women have had in our nations military. Special thanks to FreeSpirit SpringCloud for jumping in and helping during the filming.
 

Black Legacy Presents #7

Posted October 1st 2014 4:36pm
Black Legacy Presents is a production of the Black Legacy Coalition, a volunteer group looking to help make Worcester a city where the broader Black community thrives. Hear about the innovative collaboration, S.C.R.I.P.T., between Mosaic Cultural Complex and UMass Medical School that is designed to improve health in communities of color; Keith Scott interviews Ms. Hunter and Mr. Perry, two local young people, about their individual summers abroad; Trooper Joe educates us about the 10^th Cavalry; hear the round table discussion regarding police brutality in Worcester; and see the Rally for Peace that was organized by the students at UMass Medical School.
 

Black Legacy Presents #6

Posted August 26th 2014 3:46pm
Black Legacy Presents is a production of the Black Legacy Coalition, a volunteer group looking to help make Worcester a city where the broader Black community thrives. Let us introduce you DJ Chuck Chillin' who are organizing an Old School Reunion all Black Affair; hear about Moses Dixon who is a candidate for the 17th district; find out about this years Worcester Caribbean American Carnival; check out our local business owner Anissa Pennyman and her Defined Beauty Essential products; Keith Scott will share information regarding the NAACP Parent Workshop at Belmont AME Zion; and event updates by Ms. Parlee Jones.
 

Black Legacy Presents #5

Posted July 27th 2014 6:14pm
Black Legacy Presents is a production of the Black Legacy Coalition, a volunteer group looking to help make Worcester a city where the broader Black community thrives. Let us introduce you DJ Shaboo and DJ Justin Tyme who are organizing an Old School Reunion event to showcase our local DJ’s; hear about Joetta Ripley’s new venture, Wycked Java Lounge which will be a family friendly environment with food, music and more; meet Jongi, a local female MC who has music you can download; Keith Scott will share his reflections on President Obama’s visit to Worcester; enjoy the moving words of President Barack Obama in his commencement speech for the graduating class of Worcester Vocational High School, and catch up on upcoming events.
 

Black Legacy Presents #4

Posted June 19th 2014 3:29pm
Black Legacy Presents is a production of the Black Legacy Coalition, a volunteer group looking to help make Worcester a city where the broader Black community thrives. Join us in a tribute to Dr. Maya Angelou; learn more about the upcoming African American Juneteenth Festival on June 28th from committee members Tammie Allen, Parlee Jones, Chuck Chillin’ and Keesha LaTulippe; Meet Mr. Carmona and Mr. Laporte and their business Intoxicated Art; Ms. Sheila King-Goodwin shares with us the upcoming Debutante Gala of Belmont AME Zion Church that will be held on June 28th; learn about what RCAP Solutions is doing to raise funds and uplift local artists from Maegen McCafrey; hear about the upcoming reading of the Frederick Douglass speech at City Hall Common; and Keith Scott lets us know what is going on in June in the city of Worcester.
 

Black Legacy Presents #3

Posted May 15th 2014 6:40pm
Black Legacy Presents is a production of the Black Legacy Coalition, a volunteer group looking to help make Worcester a city where the broader Black community thrives. Meet Worcester Community Labor Coalition representatives Robert Thomas and Frank Karthizer as well as former Mayor Joseph O’Brien as we discuss how economic development can and should be community development; Shannon Ospina talks about the role you can have in shaping the public school system through participating in CPPAC; Sabine Dupoux talks about what Boston Naturals is offering here in Worcester for people rocking their natural hair; Robert Anderson shares the history of W.E.C. Productions and gives a sneak peak at one of the songs on their album “Echoes From the Past”; and Trooper Joe shares a glimpse of our history through African American folktales.
 
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