Take a Health Professional to the People Day (TADay) is the University of Pittsburgh Center for Health Equity's health promotion and disease prevention initiative in partnership with African American-owned and -operated barbershops in several Pittsburgh communities. Health professionals (including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, nutritionists, health science students), public health educators, and health organizations volunteer their time to provide screening services and health education in the barbershops.TADay takes place in April in recognition of National Minority Health Month.
Produced by Frederick Lewis this documentary on the life and legacy of the first African American to achieve national fame as a writer explores his writing career and personal life. The son of fomer slaves, Dunbar (1872-1906) is best remembered for his poem, "We Wear the Mask" and for the lines from "Sympathy" that became the title of Maya Angelou's autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings." 120 minutes--FREE Admission
Location: Frick Environmental Center, 2005 Beechwood Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Last Updated On Friday, November 1, 2019 by Bray, Lora Ann
Created On Friday, November 1, 2019
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