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Angela Patton Listens to What Black Girls Need, and Shows Up

By Spark Point / October 13, 2021

When Angela Patton’s parents moved recently, her mother found a yearbook of Angela’s from high school. Fellow students had written, “You’re going to lead something one day” and “You’re going to change the world.” Angela had written that her goal was to make a difference in people’s lives.  “I don’t remember feeling that way as…

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Mikisha Morris-Tucker Says, “You Can Do It All”

By Whitney Brimfield / July 21, 2021

After studying film production in college, then working for a time in corporate communications, Mikisha Morris-Tucker was recruited by a mentor to build programs in the Philadelphia school system to serve students of color in predominantly African-American and Latino neighborhoods.   Mikisha took students to New York and Washington DC for cultural activities, and had speakers…

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