Freedom's Journey/Sing The Truth: Pioneering Women of CT
Cross Street A.M.E. Zion Church, CT Freedom Trail site, in partnership with the 2012 International Festival of Arts & Ideas will host a Special Pre-Festival Event for
" Freedom's Journey/Sing The Truth: Pioneering Women of CT."
This special program will feature dance, music, photography, presentations by young people, and poetry honoring two CT African American women who fought for justice:the great contralto Marian Anderson and petitioner for freedom, Nancy Jackson.
Guest Poets: Bessy Reyna and Kate Rushin
Guest Dancer: Jennifer Newman (The Lion King)
Guest Director: Charlotte L. Braithwaite
Guest Vocalist: Yvette Early
Event Chair: Cheryl CaninoPlease support this special partnership for Cross Street. Come as you are. Free and Open to All.
Read more about the Festival and the statewide Sing Your Truth Student Writing Contest at