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AN Dongqi (China)

Editor CAI Liang Ann is one of my best friends at Lingnan University. She always looks for volunteer opportunities and so she has many volunteer experiences. Here, I am going to share one of her experiences of volunteering in the USA last summer. There are mainly two reasons causing Ann to participate in the voluntary […]

Mable Hillery (United States of America)

  Mable Hillery Written by Peter Stone Originally published on Cultural Equity A member of The Georgia Sea Island Singers Mable Hillery was less known than leader, Big John Davis or Bessie Jones, who also had her own performing career. Looking her up, one finds her name spelled in various ways. The New York Times […]

Bessie Jones (United States of America)

  Bessie Jones Written by  Peter Stone and Ellen Harold Originally published by Cultural Equity   Bessie Jones in Williamsburg, Virginia, 1960. Photo by Cultural Equity   Mary Elizabeth “Bessie” Jones (Feb 8, 1902– July 17, 1984) was born in Smithville, Georgia. When she was still an infant her mother moved to her uncle’s farm in the […]