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SPOT ON ORLANDO: Chef Eddie's Soul Food Restaurant

Destination in Orlando:  Chef Eddie's Soul Food Restaurant

A group of us went to Orlando recently from Miami to visit CityArts Factory Art Gallery and we…

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Added by bai americana on July 6, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments

African American Experiences in World War II on Exhibit at the National WW II Museum

Exhibit in New Orleans Documents the African American Struggle to Fight in World War II

In the years leading up to World War II, racial segregation and discrimination were part of daily life for many in the United States. For most African Americans, even the most basic rights and services were…

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Added by bai americana on July 5, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

TALES OF THE DEALER: When Greed Goes Wrong

John Thomas Biggers (1924–2001) The Garbage Man, 1944 - paintings, oil on board

Tales of the Dealer:…

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Added by Black Art In America on June 30, 2015 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Jazzy, funky, inspirational, spoken word lyrical, serious and socio-historical. Kamal is uplifting the sistahs who have been teased and isolated due to the hue of their skin. There is even a histori…

Jazzy, funky, inspirational, spoken word lyrical, serious and socio-historical. Kamal is uplifting the sistahs who have been teased and isolated due to the hue of their skin.

There is even a historical apology. This song sounds real good.

Your the divine matriarch, first human on earth

The mother of creation, goddess of the universe

Black Woman…

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Added by kamal Imani on June 30, 2015 at 7:35am — No Comments

MARVEL COMICS DIVERSITY: Captain America, Spiderman, Ms. Marvel, Thor

MARVEL SUPERHEROES CHANGE WITH THE TIMES ...

Marvel Comics has created some significant diversity shifts in the characterizations of their superheroes as of late.  There have been changes to the Captain America, Ms. Marvel, Spiderman and Thor…

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Added by bai americana on June 29, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments

SPOT ON DETROIT: Detroit Institute of the Arts' General Motors Center For African American Art

Detroit Institute of the Arts / General Motors Center For African American Art

The GM Center for African American Art was established in 2000 and represents one of the first curatorial departments dedicated solely to African American art at…

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Added by bai americana on June 29, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

REALITY OF MY SURROUNDINGS: The Contemporary Collection, at the Nasher Museum (10/1/15 - 2/28/16)

REALITY OF MY SURROUNDINGS:  The Contemporary Collection 

at the Nasher Museum from October 1st 2015 to February 28, 2016…

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Added by bai americana on June 29, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

THE BLACKMAN'S THEME-SPOKEN WORD POETRY BY KAMAL IMANI

The Black Mans Theme-Spoken Word Poetry

Authentic spoken word poetry over a smoothed out beat and bass line. The commander of propaganda

Kamal Supreme aka Kamal Imani gives updated messages to the Black masses.

Red black and green is the set you rep

thats the bandana you should have on your head

red black and greens your flag!…

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Added by kamal Imani on June 28, 2015 at 11:35pm — 1 Comment

CALL TO ARTISTS: 'Spirit Calling -- Healing Answers' Exhibition at KROMA

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Donald McKnight, 1965 graduate of Miami Palmetto Senior…
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Added by Black Art In America on June 28, 2015 at 5:10pm — No Comments

THE MODERN ART NOTES PODCAST: NOAH PURIFOY AND L.A. COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART SHOW

Noah Purifoy, White/Colored, 2000

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Added by Black Art In America on June 26, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Roots of My Heart: A film by Afro Cuban filmmaker Gloria Rolando in Newark New Jersey

 
Please Join Us to hear and view a presentation by 

Ben Jones, Marta Morena Vega & Ye …
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Added by Black Art In America on June 26, 2015 at 6:27pm — No Comments

FROM WITHIN AND WITHOUT: THE HISTORY OF HAITIAN PHOTOGRAPHY JUNE 21 – OCTOBER 4, 2015

FROM WITHIN AND WITHOUT: THE HISTORY OF HAITIAN PHOTOGRAPHY

Photography has provided ongoing and important narratives of Haiti’s people, art, culture and politics since the advent of the medium in the 19th century. From June 21 through October 4,…

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Added by Black Art In America on June 26, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Betye Saar Still Tickin' and her first European solo exhibition at Museum Het Domein Sittard in The Netherlands

Betye Saar Still Tickin'



image: Betye…

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Added by Black Art In America on June 26, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments

Please Touch the Artwork: Neon Planes Art Installation

Often artwork is viewed in an environment that is “look but don’t touch“, but with this art installation the public is invited to come and participate.

 

The experience of art is always active, and in a…

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Added by Caron Bowman on June 22, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

PRESERVATION PROJECTS OF DUSABLE MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY

Help preserve this rare and one-of-a-kind heirloom created by an emancipated African American slave.

This quilt cover was made by an African American woman who was born into slavery. This heirloom was passed down from generation…

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Added by Black Art In America on June 22, 2015 at 1:08pm — No Comments

Artists At Essence Festival 2015: Minnie Watkins



Shops at ESSENCE Art Vendor Questionnaire: Minnie Watkins Fine Art

 
Describe ESSENCE Fest in one word.
Answer: Opportunity
Tell us about how your business…
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Added by Black Art In America on June 22, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

The Contemporary Art Market And What Artists Need To Understand To Survive

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” - BARACK OBAMA

ARTISTS ARE CONSTANTLY COERCED to follow and obey ‘traditional’ dos and don’ts in regards to…

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Added by Black Art In America on June 21, 2015 at 6:30pm — 4 Comments

Thank YOU again Lupita.

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Added by OKPEYOWA MOSES MARQUIS on June 20, 2015 at 11:50am — No Comments

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