Legends – ROUTES by Ronald Bunn

“Up South: The Great Migration”

Dred-Scott Keyes must be congratulated for his photo documentation of Slavery and post Slavery conditions of African-Americans and their mass migration out of the southern United States. Dred-Scott Keyes produces a radio program “The Cutting Edge” where Journalism, Politics, Culture and … 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

“Thank You Sister Jones” by Agnes O. Bunn – “Lady in White” Painting by Ernest Chrichlow

Revisiting the Good Old ROUTES’ Days! Continuing to publishing excerpts, with additional information, from the October 1977 Maiden Issue—A commentary on the appreciation of food “Sister Jones,” written by Agnes O. Bunn (If you’ve grown up in a Baptist church, you’ve … Read More

A. Peter Bailey’s “Curtains Up”: 1977 Black Theaters’ State of Affairs

There are many relevant historical articles and budding, now matured, writers who are a part of the Routes Archives (1977-1980 and 1990-1994) I am sure many of you, because of your age, have never read them. So as I move forward … Read More

“The Voice of Living History through the Eyes of The Fabric of Emancipation” at the Morris-Jumel Mansion

As an art administrator, I often toy with how best to curate thought provoking conversations while at the same time advancing knowledge about how our pasts impact on the future. I’ve dug deeply to examine liberty and cultural identity through The Fabric … Read More

Remembering Muhammad Ali – Photos, Quotations and Videos

Last week, after hearing about the death of Muhammad Ali, I telephoned my good friend Barbara Lewis and asked her “How has Muhammad Ali influenced our lives?” She responded with yesterday’s thoughtful “Remembering Muhammad Ali, …’my honor as a black … Read More

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