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Storytelling, History and Reconstruction

Storytelling as a tool to develop Culture, Community & Capacity-Building

I am honored to be the storyteller for History and Reconstruction, a collaborative history project between Phillip Seitz (historian) and Reconstruction, Inc. (William Goldsby, Chair), a grassroots organization for post-incarceration reentry and reintegration. Continue reading

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African Remembrance Day – London

On August 1st 1834, slavery was abolished in the British Empire by the 1833 Slavery Abolition Act. Read More… This Day in History

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A Day at the United Nations

A Day @ the United Nations – Denise Valentine – Picasa Web Albums. Ever have one of those days when you ask yourself, “Wait, did that just happen?” Did I really get a call from Ms. Philomena Ama Nimley, of … Continue reading

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HiStorytelling: Archive

HiStorytelling: Archive. Tumble with me. Storymama’s Tumblr

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Kwame Nkrumah’s diary goes home on the 40th anniversary of his death

Philadelphia – The personal diary of Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah (1909-1972), first President of Ghana, was returned to his family and country today. By order of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the diary was released directly … Continue reading

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Food culture and politics Denise Valentine, Storyteller Food 4 Thought – Mural of Notable Residents of Historic Germantown, Save-a-Lot, Chelten Plaza, Philadelphia, Photo (2-10-12) by Denise Valentine Topics Food Equity/ Food Security Germantown History Mural: “Notable” Residents Marketplace as Metaphor … Continue reading

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Had a Talk with George

Denise Valentine, Storyteller w/ General George Washington @ Re-enactment of the historic Battle of Germantown at Cliveden, the Estate of Benjamin Chew, Photo taken Oct 4, 2011 by Denise Valentine | http://www.denisevalentine.com I had a talk with General George Washington @ … Continue reading

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International Transmission of Knowledge and Culture

Denise Valentine, Storyteller In addition to our natural curiosity, certain forces have made travel and the exchange of knowledge both necessary and inevitable. Take a look at exploration, trade and conquest through maps, travelogues and stories of Ancient Exploration. Image: … Continue reading

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