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Then Candidate Barack Obama: South Side Sings to President Obama to “Bring It On Home

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Added by Black Art In America on February 16, 2015 at 6:57pm — No Comments

Artcloud's Black |Art| History Month: Early African American Art / Establishing Identity

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Black history is something to be celebrated year round, not just in February, but it is…

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Added by Ruby on February 16, 2015 at 4:12pm — No Comments

"Dear White People", A satirical portrait of race relations in early 21st-century America

DEAR WHITE PEOPLE

DEAR WHITE PEOPLE

A satirical portrait of race relations in early 21st-century America, writer/director Justin Simien’s playful perceptive feature debut tells the story of a biracial Winchester University student whose controversial radio show sparks a media frenzy of epic proportions. When Samantha White (Tessa Thompson) begins her radio program by declaring that white people will now be…

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"Dear White People", A satirical portrait of race relations in early 21st-century America

DEAR WHITE PEOPLE

DEAR WHITE PEOPLE

A satirical portrait of race relations in early 21st-century America, writer/director Justin Simien’s playful perceptive feature debut tells the story of a biracial Winchester University student whose controversial radio show sparks a media frenzy of epic proportions. When Samantha White (Tessa Thompson) begins her radio program by declaring that white people will now be…

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The Studio Museum in Harlem Newsletter | February 13, 2015

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Counterculture with Faron Manuel: Négritude

Négritude



Counterculture with Faron Manuel

coun·ter·cul·ture

ˈkoun(t)ərˌkəlCHər/

noun

a way of life and set of attitudes opposed to or at variance with the prevailing social norm.…

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Added by Black Art In America on February 15, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

got justice?

I created "got justice?" to depict all of the unrest that is going on in Ferguson, Mo. (St. Louis County) related to the tragic death of Michael Brown, Jr. I wanted to show a picture of Michael, a normal African American teen in his element, listening to music; a picture we've seen numerous times across America. I also wanted to depict some of the events that have followed since his death. The parents' faces represent the shock and the pain

of their loss as they march with the public in… Continue

Added by Daniel Hodges on February 14, 2015 at 9:45pm — No Comments

DIVINE APPOINTMENTS

Events and circumstances in our lives are not always “common occurrences” but rather divine set-ups. The book of Samuel--Judge, Prophet and Priest sites a clear situation in the case of Saul who had no idea he would be chosen as the Lord’s KING over Israel, on a very ordinary day. Saul was not special, he was as normal as you and I, yet he was God's chosen man for the job to fulfill the role as king over the God’s people.



Saul was out and about doing an ordinary task, seeking…

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Added by Linda L. Johnson on February 13, 2015 at 9:23pm — No Comments

The Beauty of Affliction

So what's so beautiful about affliction?  Just think, without affliction we may not of had our current President, Mr. Obama.  So disturbed by the United States troublesome state of affairs, it moved him to toss his name on the presidential ballot with a mission of making change.

So what's so beautiful about affliction?  It was because of injustices and hardships, amongst classes of people that Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., came from behind his pulpit…

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Added by Linda L. Johnson on February 12, 2015 at 7:55pm — No Comments

David C. Driskell Center

2014 Driskell Prize Winner

LYLE ASHTON HARRIS
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Reception: 5PM

Lecture: 5:30PM…
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Added by Cher Clay Bailey on February 12, 2015 at 5:14pm — No Comments

John Biggers









THE HEIGHTS REDBUD GALLERY TO SHOWCASE WORKS OF

ONE OF TEXAS’S PROLIFIC MURALISTS

The prolific works of John Biggers to be remembered during exhibit

April 4- April 29, 2015 – Daily 12-5 p.m. -…

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Added by Cher Clay Bailey on February 12, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

EARLIE HUDNALL, JR.

UPCOMING EXHIBITION: 

 
EARLIE HUDNALL,…
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Elizabeth Catlett

Hampton University Museum to Honor Elizabeth Catlett

by LaTavia McQueen

Hampton University…

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Added by Cher Clay Bailey on February 12, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Whitfield Lovell: Distant Relations, Selections from the Kin Series at DC Moore Gallery

(left) Kin XXXIII (May I Assume Whatever Form I Want, In Whatever Place My Spirit Wishes To Be In?), 2011. Conte on paper, vintage white cloth shoe, 30 x 22 1/2 x 2 3/4 inches.

(right) Kin XXXVI (Night Covers Us), 2010. Conte on paper, cardboard fan/mask with wooden…

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Joe Barry Carroll Reading "Growing Up - In Words and Images

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Uche Uzorka: Meet The Artist - Lagos

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5 Tips for Hanging a Salon Style Wall by Raub Welch of Afro Opulence

Hanging a Salon Style Wall

February 2015…
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Getting to Know Hale Woodruff Presented by the National Museum of African American History and Culture

NMAAHC -- National Museum of African American History and Culture

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Getting to Know Hale Woodruff

Presented by the National Museum of African American History and Culture



Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 7–9 PM EST

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Pioneer Works Center For Art And Innovation Newsletter

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