Kudos – ROUTES by Ronald Bunn

Happy Birthday Ella Fitzgerald — born 100 years ago on April 25, 1917

100 Years ago, on April 25, 1917, (read about her here) Ella Fitzgerald was born in Newport News, Virginia. After Ella’s death, The New York Times columnist Frank Rich wrote that Ella had performed a cultural transaction as extraordinary as Elvis‘ contemporaneous integration … 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

Here It Is —  “The Importance of Collecting Black”

The art of collecting things is a universal fascination enjoyed by hundreds of millions of collectors throughout the world. No matter what the objects of interests may be, the collectors are usually obsessed souls. From the ultra rich to those … Read More

Celebrating the Life of Betty Blayton-Taylor (July 10, 1937 – October 22, 2016), Fine Artist

Betty Blayton Taylor (July 10, 1937 – October 2, 2016) an American activist, advocate, artist, Arts administrator/educator, lecturer. Co Founder of the Studio Museum in Harlem and Director and Founder of the Children’s Art Carnival. “Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis” – … Read More

With sorrow: Gwen Ifill (September 29, 1955 – November 14, 2016), Journalist

Gwendolyn L. “Gwen” Ifill was American journalist, television newscaster, and author. She was the Moderator and Managing Editor of Washington Week and co-anchor and co-managing editor of PBS. Gwen Ifill interviewed by Julian Bond: Explorations in Black Leadership Series

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