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Esperanza Academy

Posted in Uncategorized on March 31, 2012 by bdixongottschild

Yesterday, Joan and Brenda spoke to students from Philadelphia’s Esperanza Academy about writing, issues of race and culture, how travel has shaped their lives and perspectives, performance and dedication to craft in the face of many, many obstacles. It was an energizing and inspiring dialogue with these bright, engaged young people.

Brenda on Tavis Smiley

Posted in Uncategorized on March 19, 2012 by bdixongottschild

Brenda is featured on the Tavis Smiley Show this week. Click on the thumbnail to listen to the clip.

Little-Known Black History Fact: Joan Myers Brown

Posted in Uncategorized on March 15, 2012 by bdixongottschild

Brenda and the book on the Tom Joyner Morning Show.

Little-Known Black History Fact: Joan Myers Brown.

Pictures from the CA book tour.

Posted in Uncategorized on March 12, 2012 by bdixongottschild

More pictures from CA: Brenda with Stephanie Powell, Donald McKayle, and Sheron Wray after the UC Irvine Dance Visions faculty concert, in which Sheron danced beautifully with her fabulous ensemble.

Tell Me More

Posted in Uncategorized on March 7, 2012 by bdixongottschild

Michelle Martin talks to Brenda about the book on NPR’s Tell Me More. Brenda’s segment is the first in a series of Women’s History Month features on the show.

Click the thumbnail to hear the show.

Brenda in CA, cont’d

Posted in Uncategorized on March 6, 2012 by bdixongottschild

Brenda poses with Kim Gadlin, a former “Danco Doll,” presently Acting Assistant Dean, Office of Black Student Affairs, Claremont University Consortium, Claremont, CA. They are in the Office of Black Student Affairs following a talk she had with a group of students

And here she is with Assistant Programmer Simone Lemelle.

Brenda in California

Posted in Uncategorized on February 27, 2012 by bdixongottschild

Brenda is on Day 6 of her California book tour. Today she visits UC Riverside, tomorrow Scripps College, Wednesday Eso Won Books, Thursday UC Irvine (and an interview for Tell Me More!), and Friday she returns to Philadelphia…Here is a photo of her in front of the Cal State Dance Department’s Labanotation wall on the Cal State University Long Beach campus. Great faculty, inspiring students, and a lovely visit.