Sissieretta Jones

Celebrating Remarkable Women — Southside Cultural Center

(12.6) A screening and presentation about two notable Rhode Island women — Sissieretta Jones and Annie Smith Peck — will be held Thursday evening at the Southside Cultural Center. This event is part of the nationwide UNLADYLIKE2020 project. UNLADYLIKE2020 is an innovative multimedia series of short, animated documentary films featuring unsung American women from the

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America’s First Black Diva — Sissieretta Jones At 150

A series of free events are planned for this weekend to celebrate world-renowned singer, Sissieretta Jones, culminating in the placing of a headstone at her previously unmarked grave. The exhibit “Sissieretta Jones: the Greatest Singer of Her Race” opens tonight at Stages of Freedom, the museum/gift shop co-founded by historian, and former Democratic state representative,

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