The African, Hindu and Roman goddesses who inspired Beyoncé’s stunning Grammy performance – The Washington Post

As in Lemonade and her pregnancy announcement photos released earlier this month, the singer’s Grammy performance was packed with artistic nods to African, Hindu and Roman goddesses that signify the womanhood Beyoncé has been reflecting in her most recent work. Read on here: The African, Hindu and Roman goddesses who inspired Beyoncé’s stunning Grammy performance – The Washington Post

Don’t Say Nothing | Teaching Tolerance – Diversity, Equity and Justice

“We may be uncomfortable talking about race, but we can no longer afford to be silent. We have chosen a profession, which—like parenting—requires that our comforts come second to those of children.”

Don’t Say Nothing | Teaching Tolerance – Diversity, Equity and Justice


Latinx / Hispanic Heritage Month

Here are some happenings around town in honor of Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month. Scroll down further to see KQED tv programs scheduled for the month.

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LATINBAYAREA.COM events calendar



Saturday, 9/24
5:30am Cuba: The Forgotten Revolution
This documentary tells the virtually unknown story of Cuban revolutionaries Frank Pais and Juan Antonio Echeverria.

6pm Rebel: Voces Special Presentation “Loreta Janeta Valazquez”
Loreta Velazquez, a woman and a Cuban immigrant, secretly served as a soldier during the U.S. Civil War.

10:45pm American Comandante: American Experience
Meet William Morgan, the larger-than-life American who rose to power in Cuba during the revolution.

11pm   Latino Americans “The New Latinos”
Review the years when Puerto Rican, Cuban and Dominicans seek economic opportunities in the United States.

Sunday, 9/25
12:30pm Great Performances “Dudamel Conducts the Verdi Requiem at the Hollywood Bowl”
Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic perform a concert of Verdi’s towering Requiem Mass.

2:30pm Music Voyager “Miami: The Magic City
Hear the sounds of Miami’s electronic dance music sceneand visit the colorful mural district.

8pm Latino Americans “Pride and Prejudice”
Witness the creation of the proud “Chicano” identity and growing Latino activism.

8pm Secrets of the Dead “Teotihuacan’s Lost Kings”

Secrets of the Dead “Teotihuacan’s Lost Kings”
Secrets of the Dead “Teotihuacan’s Lost Kings” (Courtesy of Story House Productions (Anika Dobringer))

A team of scientists explores royal tombs beneath the ancient Mexican city of Teotihuacan.

9pm Latino Americans “Peril and Promise”
Examine growing Latino influence on American culture and the debate over undocumented immigrants.

9pm Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle — A Voces Special
The life and death of Ruben Salazar, a prominent Civil Rights era journalist, is investigated.

10pm   Voces on PBS “El Poeta”
Mexican poet Javier Sicilia ignited an international movement for peace after the murder of his son.

Monday, 9/26
10pm   Voces on PBS “Tales of Masked Men”
Mexican wrestling and its role in Latino communities in the United States and Mexico are explored.

Tuesday, 9/27

Tuesday, 9/27
10pm Conquistadors With Michael Wood “All the World Is Human”
In 1528, conquistadors, dreaming of gold, land in Florida to begin their exploration and conquest.

11pm    Hemingway in Cuba
Travel to Cuba to capture Hemingway’s old haunts — many of which remain unchanged — and explore his real-life adventures in Cuba.

 Wednesday, 9/28
7am The Salinas Project
The film profiles several children of migrant farm workers living in a predominantly Latino neighborhood of Salinas.

The Grace Jones Project – MoAD Museum of African Diaspora


The Grace Jones Project explores the influence of model, actress, and singer Grace Jones. The exhibition brings together more than twenty works by an intergenerational group of artists working primarily in photography, video, and performance. Some artists pay direct tribute to Jones while others demonstrate a Jones-like sensibility in their engagement with the black body …

Source: The Grace Jones Project – MoAD Museum of African Diaspora