Positive energy flowed through Alice's Restaurant, 5638 W. Chicago Avenue, as West Side Women came together for their monthly meeting. Momma Kemba gave a surprise guest performance.
Over 30 women came together for positive and creative networking. West Side Women is free to join and meets the first Monday of every month.
Momma Kemba travels the U.S. and abroad, keeping the spirit of strong black women in American History alive through dramatic storytelling and song. Extensive research is evident in each of her presentations described as "spiritual, riveting, dynamic, fine-tuned, motivational, inspirational and educational." The stories of Harriet Tubman, Mary McLeod-Bethune, Sojourner Truth, Ida B. Wells, Aunt Clara Brown and Fannie Lou Hamer are done in full costume. Kemba has conducted workshops instructing teachers/students how to teach/learn through drama/storytelling. Venues include colleges, schools, museums, churches, Job Corp., prisons, Kentucky State Fair, Barbados W.I., Hamilton Bermuda, and West Africa.
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