Curating and Celebrating the Culture with Dr. Diana Baird N’Diaye

Dr. Diana Baird N'Diaye

Instagram @dndaiaye

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Harlem Youth Opportunities Unlimited or HARYOU

Mamie Phipps Clark  and Kenneth Clark

Cyril deGrasse Tyson led anti-poverty programs inside and outside of government

Zelda Wynn Valdes, American fashion designer and costumer

Arthur Mitchell, American ballet dancer, choreographer and founder of ballet companies

Gladys Knight

Eartha Kitt, American singer, actress, comedian, dancer and activist

Diahann Carroll, American actress, singer, model, activist

Mae West, American stage and film actress, playwright, screenwriter, and singer

John Whittington Franklin, historian

The Will To Adorn, African American Dress and the Aesthetics of Identity and at the Museum of the African Diaspora

The Crown Act

The DuSable Museum of African American History

Institute of Texan Cultures

Madaha Kinsey-Lamb, Mind Builders Creative Arts Center

Crafts of African Fashion

Camila Bryce-Laporte,  "Black In The Land of the Piscataway"

Kibibi Ajanku

Michael Twitty, Tastemaker

James Beard Award

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Lisa is a fourth-generation sewing enthusiast who learned to sew while earning a PhD in African American literature and culture. She has been sewing for more than twenty years while also teaching, researching, and publishing in Black American literature and culture.