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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Press Release – Pittsburgh

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Press Release – Pittsburgh

THE PITTSBURGH CULTURAL TRUST ANNOUNCES THE RETURN OF FUNKY TURNS 40: BLACK CHARACTER REVOLUTION,
ROBERT HODGE—FOR THE CULTURE,
WITH PUBLIC MURAL BY TARISH PIPKINS

AT THE AUGUST WILSON CENTER | PITTSBURGH’S CULTURAL DISTRICT

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FUNKING UP The Southern Bar Scene

FUNKING UP The Southern Bar Scene

How Five African-American Women Are Shaking Up Atlanta’s Cocktail Scene.

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An Illustrated History Of Soul Food

An Illustrated History Of Soul Food

James Beard Award-winning author and noted soul-food scholar Adrian Miller unpacks the complex origins of a cuisine rooted in both triumph and anguish.

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10 Black-Owned Ice Cream Shops You Should Know

10 Black-Owned Ice Cream Shops You Should Know

Today is National Soft Ice Cream Day, so it’s only right that we share some of our favorite black-owned ice cream shops around the country. The following businesses serve the best in all things frozen from soft ice cream to frozen yogurt and custard. If you know of an amazing black-owned ice cream shop or brand that should be added, comment below!

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Harlem’s New Restaurant Renaissance

Harlem’s New Restaurant Renaissance

The jerk prawns with cheese grits at Park 112 in Harlem.

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Collecting Black History Icons II

Collecting Black History Icons II

Here are a few items from the Museum Of UnCut Funk collection that commemorate the accomplishments of three Black History Icons.

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President Obama Clinton Initiative Annual Meeting Speech

President Obama Clinton Initiative Annual Meeting Speech

President Barack Obama
Clinton Initiative Annual Meeting Speech
September 25, 2012

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Cooking Show Prototype

Here is a prototype for the show. The video has been retouched somewhat. The Sista ToFunky (Pam) mini-me character first pops up at 1:29, and then a couple more times throughout the video. This was one of the first videos that we did, so Pam has become more comfortable and natural in front of the camera in subsequent segments. Also, the lighting in the kitchen has since been upgraded, so future videos will not be so bright. We redid this one to show how we would accent the cooking tips throughout the show. Also, we have added the short animation and logo in the front.

 

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