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AUTOBIOGRAPHY

from Three Houses, a work in progress
by Velma P. Smith.

Audio IconEulogy


 

Audio IconIntegration

 

Video IconA Double Standard

 

Just Before Christmas

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Velma; Gwendolyn Brooks

POETRY


Audio IconThe Negro Speaks of Rivers by Langston Hughes

 

Audio IconYet Do I Marvel by Countee Cullen

 

Audio IconAnte-Bellum Sermon by Paul Laurence Dunbar

 

Audio IconThe Crucifixion (from God's Trombones) by James Weldon Johnson

 
Velma P. Smith

Audio IconDe Prodigal Son, Anonymous

 


Mother To Son by Langston Hughes

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Velma P. Smith

VOCAL


Audio IconTotal Praise by Richard Smallwood

 

Video IconGive Me Jesus, African-American spiritual

 

pianist

Audio IconI Want Jesus To Walk With Me, African-American spiritual


 

Audio IconSoon I Will Be Done by James Cleveland

 

SECULAR

Video Icon The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (in the style of Roberta Flack)


 

Audio IconNe Me Quitte Pas (in the style of Nina Simone)


 

Audio IconI Dreamed A Dream by Claude-Michel Schönberg (music),
John Cameron (orchestrations), and Herbert Kretzmer (English lyrics)


 
clarinetist

INSTRUMENTAL


Video IconA Change Gonna Come by Sam Cooke; Jaime Casco, keyboard





TESTIMONIAL


Her programs are thought provoking, and when she is presenting, she rocks the house.

Alan Hall, NHC




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