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Composer Florence Price: To Be Young, Gifted, and Black in a Jim Crow Era

By Women's Voices For Change
In honor of Black History Month, we are spending the month celebrating the fabulous black women who have and are making a difference in our nation and around the world. Today, we share with you our profile of Florence Price. On the evening of June 15, 1933, in Chicago, Illinois, an all-white male orchestra, led by a German conductor, played music composed by a 46-year-old black woman—a breakthrough thanks to the gifted Florence Beatrice Price.
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News Brief: New TV Show Casting in NYC Wants You;Maya Angelou Wins Marian Anderson Award; ABC’s Dr. Marie on HRT; Midlife Means a New Brand

By Womens Voices for Change
Calling Women Over 40. Well, maybe the New York Post and a few television producers were reading the WVFC blog recently. Today they report; SINGLE Manhattan women over 40 – start your engines! IiN TV Productions is developing a reality series called “Cougars: NYC,” about five older hotties “living the glamorous life in NYC . . . with men 10-plus…
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