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Straight Outta White Supremacy

 

If you were a child of the 90’s and danced to MC Hammer pre Pumps and a Bump days, you probably were forced to lose your innocence early when a new school of rap music hit radio.  The age of gangster rap bombarded headlines with its controversial popularity and had some of us exchanging harem pants for…

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Added by Cake the Series on August 26, 2015 at 3:15pm — No Comments

The Wiz: A Celebration in Dance & Music (40th Anniversary Performance Celebration and Broadcast of The Wiz Live)

The musical production of The Wiz was a phenomena when it opened on Broadway at the Majestic Theatre in 1975, spawning revival performances and a feature film.  The original Broadway production won seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. George Faison,…

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Added by bai americana on August 24, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

A New Orleans Original: Spy Boy Dow Edwards



"No Refugee"--Dow Edwards beaded portrait of 84 year old Milvertha Hendricks. His work is based on the September 1, 2005 photograph covered with a blanket depicting a U.S. flag, waiting in the rain with other flood victims outside the convention center…

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Added by Black Art In America on August 23, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Exciting Upcoming Events at the David C. Driskell Center

Exciting Upcoming Events at the David C. Driskell Center…

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Added by Black Art In America on August 23, 2015 at 8:33am — No Comments

ATL Get Ready for AFROPUNK

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Added by Black Art In America on August 23, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

ANTHONY BURKS featured in I Collect Black Art In America Exhibit and Sale (Orlando, Florida), August 20 - September 12, 2015

Works from ANTHONY BURKS (ATB FINE ARTISTS) featured in the

I Collect Black Art In America Exhibit and Sale (Orlando, Florida), August 20 - September 12, 2015.…

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Added by bai americana on August 19, 2015 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

"WOMEN OF A NEW TRIBE" EXHIBITION "CHILDREN'S WORKSHOP"__CENTRAL, INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC LIBRARY__IN:

"WOMEN OF A NEW TRIBE" PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAITURE EXHIBITION

"YOUTH…

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Added by Tony Radford on August 17, 2015 at 7:46pm — No Comments

ALL-STAR CAST FOR ‘THE WIZ LIVE!’

COMMON, NE-YO AND ELIJAH KELLEY ARE NEWEST ADDITIONS TO ALL-STAR CAST FOR ‘THE WIZ LIVE!’…

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Added by bai americana on August 13, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

The Tragedy of the Scottsboro Boys and the work of Reginald Gammon

The Scottsboro Boys were a group of nine black teenagers accused of rape in the 1930s South. The blatant injustice given to them during their trial lead to several legal reforms. Watch as Emory's Associate Professor of African American Studies, Carol Anderson, discusses what happened to these boys both during and after their trial.

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Added by Black Art In America on August 13, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Detroit Institute of Arts showcases contemporary African American art in “30 Americans” exhibition

Detroit Institute of Arts showcases contemporary African American art in “30 Americans” exhibition

Artists explore racial, gender, political and historical identity in contemporary culture

 

August 12, 2015 (Detroit)—The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) presents “30 Americans,” a dynamic exhibition of contemporary art by…

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Added by Black Art In America on August 13, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

New Exhibition at CAAM: Hard Edged: Geometrical Abstraction and Beyond

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Added by Black Art In America on August 12, 2015 at 12:13pm — No Comments

The Columbus Museum Presents Once Collected, Always Cherished: Highlights from the George Greene and J. Kyle Spencer Collections

The Columbus Museum Presents Once Collected, Always Cherished: Highlights from the George Greene and J. Kyle Spencer Collections

 

Columbus, GA – The Columbus Museum will celebrate the legacy of two local collectors and their collections in the Once Collected, Always…

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Added by Black Art In America on August 11, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Art as Activism: Graphic Art from the Merrill C. Berman Collection at the New York Historical Society

Go see "Art as Activism: Graphic Art from the Merrill C. Berman Collection" at the New York Historical Society. Artists continue to dynamically call attention to injustice and provoke necessary action to bring about change." - Roger C. Tucker III

Throughout much of the 20th century, political…

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Added by Black Art In America on August 10, 2015 at 2:05pm — No Comments

Calling All Teen Artists and Poets! -- DuSable Museum Chicago

DuSomething!

Legacy After School Program

Legacy After School Program uses sculpting, spoken word poetry, and…

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Added by Black Art In America on August 10, 2015 at 10:05am — No Comments

The Art, Life and Times of Reginald Gammon (1921 - 2005)

Biographical/Historical Note: Reginald A. Gammon (1921-2005) was a painter and art educator, working in New York City, Michigan, and Albuquerque, New Mexico. Gammon was a founding member of Spiral, an African American artist's collective and member of the New Mexico…

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