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MISLED: SEASON 1, EPISODE 1: COLORISM

IT’S FINALLY HERE: MISLED EPISODE 1! This two-part episode focuses on colorism in the African American community. Watch! Enjoy! Discuss! Tweet us your comments @Mic_Check_ or email us at creatingdialogue@gmail.com! You can also feel free to leave a comment under the video! Thanks for watching! Episode 1 of Misled features interviews with Dr. Yaba Blay (CNN’s Black In America/ Founder: One Drop Project); West Philadelphia Rapper, Chill Moody; Temple University professor of Africana Studies, Dr. Antwanisha Alameen-Shavers; and, a panel of youth who share their own personal experiences on colorism.

MISLED: EPISODE 1: PART 1

MISLED: EPISODE 1: PART 2 WATCH THE EXCLUSIVE MISLED INTRO VIDEO HERE: Misled’s intro was recorded by Vanessa Ingram and Staxx and produced by Darrell Chapman


MISLED: EPISODE 1 PREMIERES: TUESDAY, MARCH 26

ARE YOU READY???

MISLED: EPISODE 1 PREMIERES:  MARCH 26, 2013 AT 12PM

On Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 12:00 noon the first episode of Misled  will be live on http://www.miccheck1two.com. The first episode will focus on colorism within the African American community.

Get excited! This show has been a long time coming and we are so excited to share with you all!

We are going to discuss where this notion of colorism came from and how it has affected the psyches of so many.

Episode 1 of Misled features interviews with Dr. Yaba Blay (CNN’S Black In America/ Founder: One Drop Project), West Philadelphia Rapper, Chill Moody, Temple University professor of Africana Studies, Dr. Antwanisha Alameen-Shavers, and a panel of youth who share their own personal experiences in colorism.

We can’t wait to educate our people and we hope that this show will open eyes and open gates to conversation and change. Stay tuned!!!

Lana Adams Back

 


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2013 Prom Drive

DONATION DROP BOX LOCATIONS:

DELAWARE COUNTY PA

– Darby Borough Hall; 821 Summit St. Darby, PA 19023 (1pm-4pm)
– All Together Lovely Hair Salon; 670 Church Ln. Yeadon, PA

PHILADELPHIA

– United Communities Southeast Philadelphia; Front & Ellsworth
– Van-Bett Boutique; 1233 E. Luzerne st, Philadelphia PA 19124

DELAWARE

– Clarence Fraim Boys & Girls Club; 669 s. Union st. Wilmington, DE
– Department of Human Development & Family Studies; 111 Alison Hall West Newark, DE 19716

 

PICK UP: contact us at creatingdialogue [a] gmail.com

 

We upgraded!

For the 2013 Prom Drive we have partnered with the non-profit Rising Sons and community org Dreaming Beyond.

Help us create an opportunity for young women and men from economically disadvantaged backgrounds to have a memorable prom experience by giving them access to free gently-worn formal wear.

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FORMAL DRESSES

SHOES

ACCESSORIES

2013 Prom Drive

Darby Borough Community Center : APRIL 14th 1pm- 4pm

Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center APRIL 19th 6pm-9pm

Clarence Fraim Boys and Girls Club MAY 4th 1pm-4pm

The REACT Co. is supporting the 2013 Prom Drive by donation a portion of their proceeds from their upcoming LIVE Music Series .

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NATIONAL WOMEN & GIRLS HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY

This Saturday March 9, 2013, Mic Check 1-Two! will be out supporting Philadelphia Fight at their event in honor of National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.

The event is named “We Matter” in an effort to convey to women and girls that they matter the most and to emphasize the importance of knowing their status’ in order to keep themselves safe.

Philadelphia Fight will be hosting a day of incentivized testing and wellness activities on Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 12:00 to 5:00 at John F. St. Community Center (1100 Poplar).

Come out, get tested, and bring a friend! There will group discussions
and prizes just for coming out & getting tested! One lucky winner will walk home with a new television!

Join us in supporting this great event!

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