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This Friday, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will present the world premier of the exhibition, Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu. The exhibition commemorates the life and legacy of former South African President Nelson Mandela through the photographs of Matthew Willman

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center opens its next major exhibition in conjunction with South African documentary photographer Matthew Willman

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Dr. Clarence Newsome will step down from his position as president of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center at the end of March. 

  Later this month, Cincinnati's Playhouse in the Park is presenting the world premiere of Safe House, by playwright Keith Josef Adkins.

  The elevator video of NFL player Ray Rice punching his then-fiancé and the outcry it generated has once again brought the all-too-common problem of domestic violence into the spotlight. One in four women in the United States will be victims of domestic violence in their lifetime. Physical and sexual attacks are often involved, but intimidation, emotional abuse and controlling behavior are all forms of domestic violence.

Dada Rafiki: Sisters of Legacy Exhibit by Annie Ruth

Feb 22, 2013

As part of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center’s Women Hold Up the Sky exhibit, local artist and educator Annie Ruth has curated Dada Rafiki: Sisters of Legacy, an exhibit that features 40 trailblazing Cincinnati women age 65 and older from different races, backgrounds and professions. Jane Durrell speaks with Annie Ruth about these extraordinary women and this celebration of National Women’s History Month in March.