This iconic African American opera diva has performed major roles at leading opera houses throughout the world. Her struggle with racial discrimination to achieve success was the subject of a PBS Special, "When I Rise." She discusses the highs and lows of her life during this inspirational interview.
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Dr. Carreon Foundation
The Dr. Carreon Foundation is dedicated to helping Mexican-American students in the Coachella Valley in California accomplish their dreams of a higher education through scholarships and leadership opportunities. The late valley pioneer and philanthropist Reynaldo J... Read More