Yes, We Can !

When the Pointers sisters sang “Yes we can can”, I do not think, they had any idea what concentric circles were bestirred? So much so, that Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States, modified it, and with his oratory intonation, YES, WE CAN, became a campaign slogan, that took the country by storm, and him the presidency. 

It is said, behind every great man is a woman, how about reversing that?

Barack Obama inspired women, and his inspiration birthed, the ME-TOO movement. “I can do anything a man does!”… the exclamation mark is intentional. 

In 1869 Army major, John Wesley Powell, led a group through the treacherous Colorado Valley. There is no documentation of women “manning” such an expedition. Not until now. 

MEN IN BOATS is a journey of 10 women navigating the Colorado, following the exact map of Major Powell. 

KAI HEATH, one of 10 performers in MEN ON BOATS, Center Stage, Baltimore, Md.

To find out how they made it, would require you obtaining tickets to see the show at Center Stage Baltimore. 

Published by Oswald Copeland

Born 1946, Georgetown Guyana, South America. Broadcast journalist since 1968. Been living in the United States, since 1974. Has done extensive work in sales and marketing, and likes to write about culture in and around Baltimore Md. His personal passion is healthy living: Creator and Executive Editor of THECULTUREPAGEDOTCOM.

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