You know, a Black man, designed most of America's Finest architecture,
"Abele Julian Francis" (1881-1950)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julian_Abele
a Black man Designed the railroad to get the supplies to build the building's!
also, Black Slaves built Most of the Building's, including the White House, No it was not voluntary, but this is OUR Country lets take Pride in what our ancestors did for us to enjoy and we…Continue
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There is always this way to deal with rejection, it did not get the artist a show at the gallery, but the gallerist will never forget him:…Continue
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Norman Rockwell’s American was not all white. As early as 1936, he was painting people of color, from live models, with a specificity and dignity often denied them at the time. But up until now, no one has written about them. And no one has talked about them.
My book, “Hidden in Plain Sight: The Other People in Norman Rockwell’s America” now tells the story of these models and Norman Rockwell's relationship with people of color. To see the book's kickstarter video, as well as…Continue
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Black Panther Party for Self-Defense was founded in October of 1966, in Oakland California. The Party advocated self-defense of the black community against the racist murder and brutality of the Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond and San Francisco Police through armed patrols of police activities. The purpose of the armed patrols was to capture the imagination of the people for broader community electoral purposes as Huey and I observe the police making arrest of black people. The Party also…Continue
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My friends and followers on the Internet have been sending me messages asking if there are any “SEIZE THE TIME: The Eighth Defendant,” t-shirts available. Working with my development team, I have designed a new line of “SEIZE THE TIME: The Eighth Defendant,” t-shirts. Here is the link to where you can find them:…
Added by Bobby Seale on April 29, 2013 at 7:22pm — No Comments
“It was one of those days,
People rushing everywhere,
Sitting in a corner, near a trash bin…
Waiting for someone to drop the leftovers from a hurried lunch,
Clothed in sorrow,
An infant desperatly sucking an empty breast.
No one …
Trying to to earn their living…
Unresponsive to her haggard eyes,
Pearls of suffering weaving a necklace of despair…
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Sugarcane Magazine, the global African stage is proud to announce the debut of its new online series, Sugarcane Magazine Presents: Sugarcane Studio. Sugarcane Studio is an art show featuring African creatives from all over the globe, hosted by Melissa Davis. The first episode…Continue
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My birth name is Roosevelt Gentry but online, I'm also known as Jordan Lanier. I just wanted to invite everyone to see my art blog called the Acumen Artist Group. I have a couple of my own artworks on it but mostly it's open to everyone in the art community. Here's my link: www.acumenartistgroup.blogspot.com.
Added by Jordan Lanier on April 26, 2013 at 11:24am — No Comments
What are those things that your heart desires? What is it that drives you and fuels your fire? Are you willing to take the steps it will take? Are you somehow fearful that you'll make a mistake? My friend, it takes moxie to pursue your passion and dreams. It's time to rip your desires wide open at the seams. Why wait until tomorrow when you can act today. This is the first Moxxy blog post that has come…Continue
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"Deacons Revisited" by Najee Dorsey, mixed media collage 44 x 31"
The history that inspired the…Continue
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Assistant Professor of Art and PVAMU alumnae Ann ‘sole sister’ Johnson ‘92, is most known for her distinct artistic vision as well as an extraordinary ability to paint with her feet. Johnson has been invited to teach this summer at the prestigious Tougaloo Art Colony in Jackson, MS.…Continue
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Mark Bradford was born in Los Angeles, California, in 1961. He received a BFA (1995) and MFA (1997) from the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia. Bradford transforms materials scavenged from…
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Collect them now!!!
"Big Mama" by Jamaal Barber
12x15.25" limited edition serigraph of 19 $225.
Black Art In America™ is proud to make available these original prints by artist Jamaal Barber. Original fine art…Continue
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