Author: NaBeela Washington

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Debra Britt and the National Black Doll Museum

Dolls are more than just a window into the joy and minds of children and people. – just ask the National Black Doll Museum’s Debra Britt.

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Hang with National Park Service Ranger, Betty Reid Soskin, 100

Betty Reid Soskin, recent National Parks Service retiree – at 100 – still has plenty to share about her life, her career, World War 2…and dating Jackie Robinson.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Meet the Seniors in Play!

Acting classes and performances specifically for older adults makes the leap from the stage to online….and vice versa.

Thursday, April 7, 2022

Preserving the Legacy of a Legendary Gardener

Pearl Fryar, 82, is a self-taught, award-winning topiary artist and Mike Gibson is giving new life to his nationally recognized garden.

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Senior Planet—por diseño

¿De dónde vienen todos esos programas y clases de Senior Planet? Aquí hay una mirada al interior de Senior Planet…por diseño.

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Senior Planet—by Design

Where do all those Senior Planet programs and classes come from? Here’s an inside look on Senior Planet…by Design.

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Buffalo Soldiers: America’s Complicated Heroes

Learn the story of the last remaining Buffalo Soldier, and their complex – and amazing – role in American History.

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Q&A: Artist Kevin Blythe Sampson

Kevin Blythe Sampson, a pioneer in many ways – in art and in breaking racial barriers – talks about his journey and the healing power of found objects.

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Santas Who Look Just Like Me

Bringing Santas of color to the community gives people an opportunity to see themselves in the Christmas narrative.

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Ify Nwabukwu: From Pain to Purpose

Ify Nwabukwu, Founder/Executive Director of the African Women’s Cancer Awareness Association turned pain into purpose and received the 2022 AARP Purpose Prize.

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Piloting Into New Areas

Seniors in digital deserts can now work with local libraries and others to access Senior Planet programs thanks to a new licensing program.

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Loretta Ross: Activist and Professor

At 68 years old, Loretta Ross, an acclaimed activist and professor is just beginning to scratch the surface of her prime.

Thursday, August 19, 2021

¿Es elegible para el EBB?

La última iniciativa de conectividad es el programa Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB) (Beneficio de banda ancha de emergencia) que ayuda a los hogares a pagar por Internet… si actúan ahora.

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Are You Eligible for the EBB?

The latest connectivity initiative is the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) that helps households pay for the internet….if they act now.

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Alex Harsley’s Fourth Street Photo Gallery

A pioneering Black photographer talks about his life, his mission and his art.