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Arts and Humanities

Words Like Freedom/Sturdy Black Bridges

African-American poetry and music
Grade Levels:
60 minutes
Taping Rights:
Unlimited until 2010
MARC Record:
Teaching Materials:
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Program Schedule and Streaming Links:
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Words Like Freedom/Sturdy Black Bridges is a “poetic concert” featuring African-American writing and music. Words Like Freedom focuses on the role of African-American women in the struggle for racial justice and opens with Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman” speech.

Sturdy Black Bridges explores the trials and triumphs of black womanhood through the words of African-American women writers, including Nikki Giovanni, Yusef Iman, Carolyn Rogers, and Priscilla Cooper.

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2012/13 KETKY Program Schedule


The schedule listed here includes only airings on the KETKY channel. See the complete Words Like Freedom/Sturdy Black Bridges broadcast schedule for airings on all KET channels.

Kentucky Academic Expectations

This program relates to the following Kentucky Academic Expectations.

Kentucky schools may tape and retain programs according to the rights listed above. For further information, contact the KET Education Division.

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