Category Archives: Dance

Katherine Dunham, healing,

Take Me To The Water, I Want To Be Baptized

Pliny’s Fountain – Manduria, Italy I have so much to be thankful for. Six years ago, I had no hair, almost no weight, no energy, null….effects of chemicals to combat a life threatening illness. A dark place can often manifest … Continue reading

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NEVER GIVE UP#InternationalDanceDay, #BeyonceBeforeILetGoDanceChallenge, (Anna Greene Dell’Era-62 years young)

Senior citizen inspired by Beyonce’s Homecoming Netflix documentary Continue reading

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Life bends us backwards, God straightens us up!

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90 FINE!! (Happy Birthday Tribute to Extraordinary Octogenarian Dance Teacher OTHELLA DALLAS)

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Lean……on me!

Connection to the Almighty is necessary in order to jump over fences, regain equilibrium, and defy tenses. Feeling blessed and giving God the glory! Continue reading

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King

Because of him folk began to see chocolate, pecan, chocolate, fudge,  caramel, chocolate,  cinnamon, and blackberry As spices of equality. Because of him, I saw the door of possibility open much wider than a crack. Because of him, I realized that black … Continue reading

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Black Link in the Chain

Black Link of the Chain By Anna Rene Greene Dell’Era Written January 7, 2011 The sparrow awakens me with his chirp Again, a returned resume waits in my mailbox I hold back a burp I am an educated opinionated black … Continue reading

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