The Scottsboro Boys were a group of nine black teenagers accused of rape in the 1930s South. The blatant injustice given to them during their trial lead to several legal reforms. Watch as Emory's Associate Professor of African American Studies, Carol Anderson, discusses what happened to these boys both during and after their trial.
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Super-Figurative Painter Jas Knight Solo Show at
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Media Spotlight Elevates Alma Thomas to National Acclaim…
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November 2014 I took my 17 year old niece to the Studio Museum in Harlem and we enjoyed many exhibits. But, one exhibit struck a cord and that was The Jet Beauty of The Month, which was a room full of Jet Beauties from the past and present.
My niece said "they are not many darker skinned black women as…
Thelma Johnson Streat was the first African American woman to have a painting exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, in 1942.…Continue
"...he has a voice that will enchant you. ...his songs are dripping with sexuality.…Continue
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cover design by Lila Khan
cover art by Najee Dorsey
"When the Family Moved to New Orleans"
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Chicago based artist Terry Dixon writes about what painting means to him and is featured in the online art magazine Neotericart.
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Is it not true that we casually…Continue
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We seem surprised by the racist, demeaning and disrespectful depiction of African Americans in popular culture and conversation. But why should we be respected if we do not respect ourselves?
Is it not true that we casually demean each other and our children everyday? African American comedians and hip hop artists seem to only refer to black women as bitches including their wives,…Continue
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Contemporary Teaching Artist & ALNUGE Inventor, Cleaster Cotton, Supports President Obama's White House STEM Education Initiative and Arts Education. http://cleastercotton.wordpress.com/
Day 1: The New Great Migration Collection (Painting #2) © CLEASTER COTTON…Continue
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We found these picture on the web. They prove what I knew was true, black people fell in love with cameras -- especially in the 50's when consumer goods and gadgets found their way into our households. …Continue
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THE BREAK-OUT PARTY during Art Basel for african american community will be hosted by former city commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones.…Continue
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