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AKILA WORKSONGS is a Black Woman-Owned PR Agency. Established in 1993, Evolving Daily. Explore Our Website! Founder: April R. Silver.
The 3rd Annual "Full Participation is a Human Right" Conference and Arts Festival is October 21-24, Online!
To Our Princeton University Family: Chief Ayanda Returns, Virtually, on September 23, 2020 at 2:30pm. Sign Up for the Lecture/Workshop Today!
:ACTIVISM: Watch CSPAN2 BookTV featuring April R. Silver, Mayor Ras J. Baraka, and Dr. Joshua Myers (Discussing the Historic Howard University Student Protest of 1989)
The (Virtual) NATIONAL BLACK WRITERS CONFERENCE Is Coming November 11 - 14, 2020. Register Today! Follow #NBWC2020
:CHILDREN: "Dreamland with Aaliyah" featured on "CT Live" (NBC Connecticut), And She Was Amazing!
:MUSIC: Sign Up Here for the Weekly "Jazz in the Valley" Email Newsletter!
:MUSIC: The Annual "Jazz in the Valley" Music Festival Has a New Website! EXPLORE!
Learn More about the CENTER FOR BLACK LITERATURE at MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE, CUNY (Brooklyn, NY)
:BOOK: "We Are Worth Fighting For: A History of the Howard U. Student Protest of 1989" (by Joshua M. Myers). HINT: It's About More Than a Protest
For Music, Culture, & Spirituality, Sign-up to Email List of THE FADARA GROUP (Founded by Chief Ayanda Clarke)
#HipHopEd Is Every Tues at 9p EST on Twitter (Since 2010)
:BUSINESS: Black-Owned Bookstores (A Nat'l List)
:CHILDREN: It's Storytime for the Entire Family! This Brilliant 10-Year-Old Is Reading to Children (and Parents, Too!) Every Night at 6:30 EST on Facebook Live! Join In and Be Inspired!
:BOOK: "When We Free The World" by Kevin Powell (Available Now)
MUST READ! "Rebirth of a Nation" by Cheo Tyehimba Taylor
:COMMUNITY: Donate to the ASASE YAA YOUTH SUMMER EMPLOYMENT INITIATIVE.
Byron Hurt on Fox Soul with Dr. Yusef Salaam (of The Exonerated Five), Moderated by Dr. Sean McMillan (May 20, 2020)
:BOOK: Be a Father to Your Child: Real Talk from Black Men on Family, Love, and Fatherhood (Edited by April R Silver, 2008)
:SPIRITUALITY: AMSTERDAM NEWS: Spiritual Health Counselor Chief Ayanda Clarke on Wellness, COVID-19 (June 11, 2020). As of 6/13/20, Only the Print Version Has the Full Version of This News Feature
:SPIRITUALITY: NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams Welcomes Chief Ayanda Clarke to "A Time for Faith" on May 31, 2020 at 3:00 pm EST. All Are Welcome to Join This Facebook Live Event!
VIDEO: Now Working from Home? Here Are 4 Best Practices from AKILA WORKSONGS Founder APRIL R. SILVER
MUST READ! “The Power of Stacey Abrams” by Kevin Powell (in The Washington Post Magazine, May 2020)
For Black History Month 2020, Apple Fifth Avenue Welcomes Chief Ayanda Clarke for a Special Music Lab (2/1)
:BOOK: Learn about the "DREAMing Out Loud" Anthology (from PEN America)
:BOOK: Buy "DREAMing Out Loud" (from PEN America)
MUST READ! Byron Hurt is Featured in This #GirlDad Washington Post Article (2/3/20)
The African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church Voter Alert Toolkit Is Here. #LiftEveryVote in 2020! (Released February 2020)