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Tribute to Dorothy I. Height – 2017 U.S. Postage Stamp Issued

In 2010, I wrote this tribute to Dr. Dorothy I. Height: Highest Height As of April 20, 2010 Dorothy Height will not breathe again To this world she said good night After reaching her Highest Height In her 98 years, Dorothy Height worked more than enough Through situations pleasant and sometimes tough She was born […]

“The Present” – Poetic / Video tribute to Opening of NMAAHC

I was inspired to write and create a video of my poem, The Present.   The Present is my tribute to the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (“NMAAHC”) which had its Grand Opening  on September 24, 2016.  https://youtu.be/VRCHaZ3aWS0   Peace CeLillianne Green

A.M.E. Church Bicentennial Poem – “They Prayed”

On Saturday, July 9, 2016, I had the honor of delivering the Commemorative Poem, “They Prayed”  for the Bicentennial of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, PA. The official program can be viewed on the link below. My name appears on Page 14  at 9:00 a.m. for the Bicentennial Moment. http://ame-church.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Official-2016-General-Conference-Agenda.pdf “They Prayed” can […]

“A Man’s Worth” – Tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

My poem, “A Man’s Worth” is quoted in the following article about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/a-keeper-of-martin-luther-kings-legacy/2016/01/17/09d46056-bd4e-11e5-bcda-62a36b394160_story.html “A MAN’S WORTH” January 15, 1929 was the birth date Of the man who was called to combat hate   The man who wanted freedom to ring The man of peace, Dr. Martin Luther King   He […]

“The Cycle of Life” – A Tribute to Julian Bond

January 14, 2016 would have been the 76th birthday of Julian Bond who was born in 1940. On January 14, 2016, I had the honor of participating in a “Celebration of Life Convocation” for Julian Bond. http://www.philly.com/philly/education/20160115_Julian_Bond_remembered_at_Lincoln_U.html http://www.dailylocal.com/general-news/20160117/lincoln-honors-a-good-son-julian-bond It was held at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania where Julian Bond spent some of his formative years […]

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“Stay In Your Lane” – Copyright 2015

A poetic assessment of the police stop of Sandra Bland. @CeLillianneGreen #SandraBland #StayInYourLane STAY IN YOUR LANE       - CeLillianne Green Copyright © 2015   Before he stops you He follows your car to watch you   You change lanes in order for him to pass you by Instead, he stops your car. You […]

THAT WORD – Theatrical Reading Production – 6/23/15 Update

WE DID IT!!!!! THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH!!!! On Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 6:00 p.m., we performed a Staged Reading of That Word in the DC Black Theatre Festival. The Staged Reading of the epic poem, That Word received a standing ovation and rave reviews from a crowded audience. I was very pleased with the performance, and I […]

That Word Theatrical Reading Production 6-17-15 Update

4 days to Show Time: Sunday – June 21, 2015 – 6:00 PM. I am excited, exhausted, and looking forward to the event. June 16, 2015 was our 9th rehearsal. We were in full dress thanks to you. I think you will like our costumes. We also have a great addition to our cast which I will tell you […]

That Word Theatrical Reading Production – Venue Update 6-14-15

7 days to Show Time: Sunday – June 21, 2015 – 6:00 PM  PLEASE NOTE : The venue is a renovated RED BRICK CHURCH on the St. Elizabeth’s East Campus. The building is visible from MLK, Jr. Ave. The venue has a free parking lot next to the building. There is also on street parking. The nearest Metro train station is Congress Heights Green […]