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#MeToo "Staying Power" Says Ginsberg; On Dr. Oz Show Dr. Brenda Wade Says #MeToo Hurts Can Start in Childhood; Obama Portraits & More
February 13, 2018

Originally Posted 2/12/18

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Feb. 12, 2018
#MeToo Has Staying Power Says Ruth Bader Ginsburg 
Click Image for Report by Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter.
#MeToo & Binge Eating? DR. Brenda Wade Talks Today On Dr. Oz Show
Dr. Brenda Wade, Internationally recognized Bay Area psychologist, speaks with binge eating guest on Dr. Oz Show today who unexpectedly reveals she had a childhood #MeToo experience. Check local listings.  In the Bay Area, the show airs on KTVU-2 at 1:00 p.m. and KICU-TV 36 at 11:00 a.m. Click the Image for entire article including details of Dr. Wade's Free "What's Eating You Now? 5 Steps to Make Food Your Friend and Feed Your Soul" on March 7th.  For more details and to register click the "Act Now" button on the homepage of www.drbrendawade.com.
  
On President Abraham Lincoln's Birthday...
Smithsonian Unveils Portraits of President Obama & First Lady Michele Obama
Artist Kehinde Wiley, who is known for his Old Master-style depiction of African-Americans and Amy Sherald, whose work addresses social justice with President and Mrs. Obama. Click Image for BBC article.
Black History in the Making During Black History Month
Click This Image to See Unveiling Ceremony
David J. Skorton, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institute and Kim Sajet, Director of the National Portrait Gallery with President , Mrs. Barack Obama.  
Click Image to see Washington Post stream of the unveiling in its entirety.
"Love Separated in Life...Love Reunited in Honor"
Black History Month Film Screening February 17th, 1:00 p.m. Trilogy Whist Club in Rio Vista
Debuted during Veterans Salute at the SanFrancisco Black Film Festival over Father's Day Weekend 2017. 
Click Image for the story.
Eddie Ramirez, Founder of SF Veterans Film Festival; Jackie Wright's daughter, Tiffanie Chiles-Mitchell & daughter visiting from Texas; filmmakers: Jackie Wright and Jack LiVolsi at SF Main Library Veterans Film Festival Screening December 2017. Click Image for article by Journalist Carla Thomas in the Oakland Post.  Photo by Carla Thomas.  Thank you Carla and Post Newsgroup! Black Media Matters!
Crossing history, time, social mores and seas, The Wright siblings honor Sp5 Wyley Wright Jr. and "the love of his life" Ouida Fay with a ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery, after exhuming him from a segregated cemetery fifty years after his death in Vietnam as an honor guard for then Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara on March 9, 1964. Siblings Travel to Vietnam to find "The Shannon Wright Compound" named in his honor and the artist who made the last anniversary gifts for Ouida as they celebrated their eleventh anniversary January 17, 1964. "Love Separated in Life...Love Reunited in Honor" is a story of love, war, and inspiration as "life begins with family where love never ends." Film written and directed by Jackie Wright & directed and edited by Jack Livolsi (www.jacksonstreetproductions.com).
NOTE From Pastor Gregg Brown of Miracles of Faith:
Greetings Sisters & Brothers, Friends, Colleagues and Neighbors!
I invite you to Celebrate with me Miracles of Faith Community Church(ELCA) 75th Anniversary. This is a great time in the life of our Church as we continue to grow in the Labor of Our Lord and Savior. So many have done so much in my Ministry and for MFCC.
My Heart weeps with Gracious Joy. Thank you! Bless you! Join me for Worship~~Champagne Reception~~Donating 75th Anniversary Gift of $750-$75-$7.50. 
Prayerfully yours in Christ!
Pr.gregg
Congratulations Founder & Director of 
The Bayview Hunter's Point YMCA"Primed and Prepped," Kelly Armstrong
 
Human Rights Commissioner Sheryl Evans Davis' Keynote Speaker for the March 17th "Golden Girls Hats and Gloves Bridging the Generations Tea" was sworn in as Executive Director by San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee in 2016.
The San Francisco National Coalition of 100 Black Women, SFNCBW President, Karen Gilbert, SFNCBW Founder and President Emeritus, I Lee Murphy Reed, SF NCBW Tea Chairperson, Cynthia Moten have announced keynote speaker and the community leaders to be honored at this year's Golden Girl's Hats and Gloves, "Bridging the Generations" tea. (Click Here for Details!)  For Tickets (Click Here! )
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