All Blog Posts Tagged 'Africa' (5)

Is This The Real Lady of Liberty?

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Lady of Liberty, Theodore Bonev, Island of Saint Martin, 2007

The above image was part of an Internet hoax that went around a few years ago. The statue was referred to as the original model for the statue of liberty, which was rejected…

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Added by Michael Owens on May 22, 2014 at 9:45am — 2 Comments

When Harmony Went To Hell: Congo Dialogues

Autograph ABP presents a rarely seen archive dating from 1904, created by English missionary Alice Seeley Harris in the Congo Free State. These pioneering photographs publicly exposed the violent consequences of human rights…

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Added by Zhana on February 3, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Why We Need to Tell Our Own Stories (2): Sweet Crude - The Niger Delta

Black History Studies recently screened the documentary "Sweet Crude", about the Niger Delta. …
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Added by Zhana on May 13, 2013 at 4:30am — No Comments

Black Men and Dandyism: Art, Fashion, Literature and Exhibitions

"Dandy is defined as "A man who affects extreme elegance in clothes and manners", recently Dandy/Dandyism culture has been in the news and exhibitions. I have to also admit that it has been the style of choice for the men in my works of art. Although my work tackles topics of…

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Added by Najee Dorsey on December 31, 2012 at 2:00pm — 6 Comments

#laborday weekend...

Cassandra Wilson, Musiq Soul Child and the Temptations, see them live at this years African Festival of the Arts - Chicago.

Music, Art, Food and good times, August 29 - September 1. More

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Delilah W. Pierce (1904 to 1992), artist, curator, educator, and advocate, is known for her fluid style, which ranged from figurative to abstract. Read

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A HARD SUMMATION is a suite of 13 new poems, covering the history of African Americans from the Middle Passage to Now. 

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