Art – ROUTES by Ronald Bunn

The Sea is History: Art and Black Atlantic Cultures — A Symposium around the work of Frank Bowling

Sonia Boyce, J. Michael Dash, Ellen Gallagher, Isaac Julien, Courtney J. Martin, Steve McQueen, Mark Nash, David Scott, Allison Thompson – nine extraordinary artists reflect on the distinguished Guyanese-born, British painter Frank Bowling’s work. On June 23, 2017, Haus der Kunst opened Frank Bowling: Mappa Mundi, a comprehensive survey … Read More

Cornell University Library – Collection of 645 African-American images from 1860s-1960s

Cornell University Library has made available a collection of 645 African-American images from the 1860s through the 1960s. The collection was donated to the University by Stephan and Beth Loewentheil in 2012. The university says “one of the goals — … Read More

Jordan Baker-Caldwell joins the ranks of renowned artists Charles Alston, Alfred Crimi, Georgette Seabrooke, Elba Lightfoot and Vertis Hayes

Jordan Baker-Caldwell was an artist even before he knew the words to say it. The son of award winning Silversmith and Jewelry Designer, Sandy Baker, Designer: You Definitely Know Her Work—Routes, October 24, 2016, and accomplished Musician, Lawrence Caldwell — Jordan was immersed … Read More

African-American Lady Liberty (donning Dreadlocks) graces US Mint’s newest coin

Over the past 30 days, I’ve published four articles that examine attitudes having to do with beauty standards in public and in the workplace: U.S. Court Rules Dreadlock Ban During Catastrophe Management Solutions, Inc. Hiring Process Is Legal,  Colonialism Attitudes and African American Hair, Are … Read More

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