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Bankhead Presents Juneteenth: Steps of Faith
June 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This event is FREE and open to the public. Reservations required.
Developed by motivational speaker, radio personality, and comedian Faith Alpher, this unique curriculum is ideal for today’s heightened awareness of racial justice. Faith’s program combines history with humor in an accessible and engaging way. Faith explores the uplifting life stories of four consequential women of color—Zora Neale Hurston, Dorothy Counts-Scoggins, Josephine Baker, and Claudette Colvin—their approach to life, their timeless messages, and the outsize impact they had, and still have, on our cultural landscape today.
A native of Teaneck, New Jersey, Faith Alpher has been delighting audiences for years. A trained actress, comedian, radio personality, wife, mother, and dog-lover, Faith has a remarkable gift for connecting with people of every background. On stage, her larger-than-life personality and willingness to share her life’s experiences openly and honestly, connecting audiences not just to her but to each other. Principal Helen Gladden of Livermore High School says, “…It is very important for people to not only learn the stories of women who have helped move social justice forward in our country but also for students to reflect on what they want their legacy to be….”
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