VIDEO: Literacy, History, and a Lion

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This week the Street Beat focus in on literacy and history, so Syma Chowdhry’s guests include a poet and a former Detroit Lion.

In the first segment Syma meets Kenneth Donaldson, President of the BUF of Michigan, and Event Chair Janice Cosby Bridges, to find out how this organization funds programs that support education, business, and more. www.bufmi.org

Then Syma talks to Ber-Henda Williams, author and creator of Poetry, Pages, & Scribes, about the importance of writing and poetry. They are joined by Dean La Doucer of the Southfield Chamber of Commerce who discusses an upcoming event called The Taste of Southfield. www.tasteofsouthfield.com  and www.poetrypagescribes.org

Next Community Correspondent Ber-Henda is joined by writer Cheri L. Taylor to discuss the importance of libraries and the written word in an individual’s development. www.blushingskywrite.com

Finally, Syma talks with legendary Detroit Lion Mel Farr about The History Makers program that brings influential African Americans into the classroom to influence children to get a good education. www.thehistorymakers.com

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