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Founder's Day 2014 at DuSable Museum of African American History

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Added by Najee Dorsey on October 23, 2014 at 10:53pm — No Comments

NMAAHC Save our African American Treasures at the District

NMAAHC -- National Museum of African American History and Culture

 

Save our African American Treasures



 Saturday, November 8, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Sunday, November 9, 12:00 PM- 5:00 PM



Carnegie Library

801 K Street, NW

Washington, DC…

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Added by Black Art In America on October 10, 2014 at 9:35pm — No Comments

African Artists Foundation September 2104 Newsletter

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Added by Black Art In America on October 5, 2014 at 8:49am — No Comments

The Only African American Automobile Company - The National Museum of African American History and Culture

NMAAHC -- National Museum of African American History and Culture
Lonnie Bunch, museum director, historian, lecturer, and author, is proud to present A Page from Our American Story, a regular on-line series for Museum supporters. It will…
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Added by Black Art In America on September 26, 2014 at 8:37pm — No Comments

Media Institute showcases "Freedom of Speech art by Everett Spruill

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For Release: Sept. 5, 2014 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar

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Added by Everett Spruill on September 7, 2014 at 1:12am — No Comments

Save our African American Treasures Saturday, September 6th Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

NMAAHC -- National Museum of African American History and Culture

 
Save our African American Treasures



 Saturday, September 6, 10:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.



Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

520 16th St. N.

Birmingham, AL 35203

This program is free and open the…

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Added by Black Art In America on September 4, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Tell It Like It Is, The Works of Glenn Ligon

by Michael Owens

Glenn Ligon is an African American conceptual artist whose work raises questions about  race, language, desire, sexuality, and identity. Ligon engages in intertextuality with other works from the visual arts, literature, and history, as well as his own life. Ligon's work is a direct challenge to American sensibilities and is greatly influenced by his experiences as an African American and as a homosexual living in the…

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Added by Michael Owens on August 25, 2014 at 12:59pm — No Comments

Save our African American Treasures is coming to Birmingham!

NMAAHC -- National Museum of African American History and Culture

 
Save our African American Treasures



 Saturday, September 6, 10:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.



Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

520 16th St. N.

Birmingham, AL 35203

This program is free and open the…

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Added by Black Art In America on August 19, 2014 at 12:36pm — No Comments

The Pulse of Africa: Celebrating 25 Years of the African Festival of the Arts

The Pulse of Africa: Celebrating 25 Years of the African Festival of the Arts…

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Added by Black Art In America on August 11, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

African Festival of the Arts Chicago Celebrating 25 years

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During its stellar 25 year history, the “Dee Parmer Woodtor Main Stage” (named for co-founder and late wife of Patrick Woodtor), has featured explosive performances by legendary entertainers such as James Brown, Hugh Masekela, Roberta Flack, Chaka Khan, Erykah Badu, Angelique Kidjo, Bobby…

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Added by Black Art In America on August 5, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Pan African Film Festival Atlanta August 7 - 10, 2014

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PAFF PRESS RELEASE

OPENING NIGHT

Thursday, August 7 @ 7:25pm

Supremacy-still

Director: Deon Taylor (US/Narrative…

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Added by Black Art In America on August 1, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Marvin Gaye's Troubled Soul

Marvin Gaye's Troubled Soul

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Added by Michael Owens on July 28, 2014 at 1:22pm — No Comments

Success in the Shadows: Contemporary Black Artists Struggle for Acceptance



Success in the Shadows: Contemporary Black Artists Struggle for Acceptance

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Added by Michael Owens on July 23, 2014 at 8:54am — 3 Comments

Post Modern Rebellion

 Does any artist have the right to present racially insulting imagery in their work? This question is an important one in understanding the images produced by some of the leading contemporary African American artists. Black artists work in a variety of media,with subjects ranging from portraiture to Politics, Morality, and social commentary. However the Black artists currently receiving the most attention are those who present racially charged, sexually explicit, and some say exploitative…

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Added by Michael Owens on July 14, 2014 at 10:21am — No Comments

Ernie Barnes and the Sugar Shack

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Ernest “Ernie” Eugene Barnes, Jr. (July 15, 1938 – April 27, 2009) was a beloved African-American painter, well known for his rhythmic approach to movement as well as an elongated interpretation of the human figure. He was also a professional athlete, actor and…

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Added by Michael Owens on July 11, 2014 at 8:39am — No Comments

Highlights From Treadway/Toomey Gallery Inaugural Sale Of African American Art

Jacob Lawrence

June…
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Added by Black Art In America on July 10, 2014 at 4:17pm — No Comments

Black Aesthetics and African Centered Cultural Expressions

Added by Black Art In America on July 4, 2014 at 9:41am — No Comments

Ruby Dee and Maya Angelou: Angels of Dignity

Like most us I was saddened to hear of the deaths of two remarkable, legendary, transcendent American women. The loss of one is extremely painful; the loss of two in such quick succession is almost unthinkable. The profound poetry of Dr. Maya Angelou inspired generations of young people to question the norms of an unjust society and challenge us to force change for the good of all, which is exactly what she worked for until the day she was called home. Ruby Dee was a tireless advocate for…

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Added by Michael Owens on June 29, 2014 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

LIBERIAN MIXED-MEDIA ARTIST " NORA MUSU " __ AKATASIA ARTIST INTERVIEW_JUNE 2014:

AKATASIA.COM,  HAS DONE AN INSIGHTFUL INTERVIEW WITH COLUMBUS, OHIO.,

BASED ARTIST NORA MUSU  ....  IT'S A GREAT READ!  

  

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Added by D. DelReverda-Jennings on June 24, 2014 at 8:54pm — No Comments

Fine Artist Ron Anderson, Columbus, Ohio

In case you've never heard of him, you should get acquainted with the works of Ron Anderson,…

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Added by E. Joyce Moore on June 22, 2014 at 5:42pm — No Comments

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Hands up, Don't Shoot: Artists Respond Exhibition opening October 17th throughout St. Louis. Read

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