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Loretta Lynn: Celebrating an American Icon on July 4th

Today, FF2 Media begins a new tradition. In honor of July 4th—America’s Independence Day—we are naming our first “American Icon,” FF2’s annual tribute to an extraordinary woman artist who passed into history in the year preceding. Our first American Icon is Country Music Superstar Loretta Lynn shown above with President Barack Obama on the day she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom (our nation’s highest civilian honor).… read more.

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FF2 Media Declares Mother’s Day 2023 “Loretta Lynn Day”

Happy Mother’s Day Mommy. Happy Mother’s Day to all of you Mamas out there too!

Guest Post by Lisa Siegrist

It seems only fitting on this Mother’s Day to pay tribute to Loretta Lynn—country music icon and mother of six—who died last year on October 4, 2022. Since this is the first year in decades that her own voice will be silent on this day, we will sing about her on behalf of women in audiences everywhere.… read more.

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Judy Meschel’s Deep Dive into the Life & Work of Alma Thomas

Today marks the day in 1966 that renowned painter Alma Thomas finally had her first retrospective. It was held at the Gallery of Art at Howard University, with art historian James A. Porter serving as the curator. The exhibition ran from April 24th to May 17th.

Alma Thomas, who was almost 75 years old, had waited a very long time.… read more.

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