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Tuesday, September 2, 2014
WISE WOMEN MEDIA for September 5, 2014--atPeace Makita of the Detroit Water Brigade
What would you do if your city was surrounded by water, but because of economics you could not afford to pay your water bill? And then it was shut off! It boils down to WATER IS A HUMAN RIGHT! Our special guest for tonight's show is atPeace Makita of the Detroit Water Brigade. We will be talking about the possible privatization of the city's water supply and how this could happen in any city anywhere.
BIO: Makita Taylor, although more widely known as, AtPeace Makita, is a native Detroiter and an honorable veteran of the U.S. Military. She received full scholarship to study music as a cellist at Wayne State University; and later went on to attend Temple University, carrying a 4.0 g.p.a. studying film and media arts. She is also a professional performance multi-artist; specializing in a variety of art forms as a well trained actor, vocalist, choreographer, spoken wordsmith, and fashion/spokesmodel. Professionally, her experience hails from Brown University, Providence Black Repertory Theater, Detroit Repertory Theater, just to name a few. She has appeared on Montel Williams, Showtime and the Apollo and has been featured in Germany. Currently, Makita enjoys providing arts & educational services to learning institutions, non-profit organizations, groups and individuals, throughout the US, for the past 20 yrs. The role she appreciates most is being a proud mother of six children. Makita understands the necessity for rapid relief in a crisis. Just last year her water was shut-off. Thanks to personal experience, Makita knows first hand the challenges someone faces when living in a home without water and is why she chooses to volunteer her time and experience with the Detroit Water Brigade.