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Rashaad Newsome Solo Show at SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA

SCAD Museum of Art on a solo show featuring collages and films by New York-based artist, Rashaad Newsome (July 9 - Oct 4, 2015)…

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Added by bai americana on July 11, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments

UCLA Film & Television Archive Presents: Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in New York, 1968-1986

Film & Television Archive…

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Added by bai americana on July 11, 2015 at 1:37am — No Comments

#blacktwitter hashtag on Twitter

#blacktwitter

The presence of African Americans on Twitter referred to as "Black Twitter" has become a cultural phenomena. NPR covered the story after an internal memo was leaked at…

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Added by bai americana on July 10, 2015 at 1:44am — No Comments

African American Painting: Timely Works on Exhibit by Aaron Douglas

African American Painting:  Timely Works on Exhibit by Aaron Douglas

Currently on exhibit are two dramatic works by Aaron Douglas. Let My People Go (1935 - 1939) and…

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Added by bai americana on July 10, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments

SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN ART TO EXHIBIT COSBY COLLECTION

SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN ART EXHIBITS WORK FROM THE COSBY COLLECTION

It was announced this week that the…

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Added by bai americana on July 10, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments

40TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF DIANA ROSS' MAHOGANY (A RETROSPECTIVE)





THE AFRICAN AMERICAN ART EXPERIENCE™            40TH Anniversary of MAHOGANY…



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Added by bai americana on July 11, 2015 at 1:00am — 2 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

The Birmingham Museum of Art (BMA), in partnership with REV Birmingham (REV) and the City of Birmingham (COB), is seeking proposals from artists and artist collectives

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The Birmingham Museum of Art (BMA), in partnership with REV Birmingham (REV) and the City of Birmingham (COB), is seeking proposals from artists and artist collectives residing in the Southeast* for a sculpture to be developed and integrated into a comprehensive wayfinding system that is currently being designed for downtown…

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Added by Black Art In America on July 9, 2015 at 10:17am — No Comments

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

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

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

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

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

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

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