Panel Discussion – 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

6th Pan-Africanism Congress in Munich, Germany — Highlighting the African Continent and Her Diaspora  

On September 9 and 10 the Cultural Center Gasteig in the city of Munich will host the sixth Pan-Africanism Congress in Germany. The event will take place in the context of the International Decade for People of African descent. Topics … Read More

In 1974, Muhammad Ali, Mike Douglas, U.S. Congressman Wayne Levere Hays, Sly Sylvester Stone and George Peppard have a heated conversation about racism In the United States of America!

Some 43 years ago, Muhammad Ali participated in a heated panel discussion about the plight of African-Americans on the Mike Douglas Show. How times have not change!  The discussion is relevant on the eve of Donald Trump‘s ascendcy to President of the United States. I … 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

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

Ronn’s Inspirational Video Recommendations – Malcolm Gladwell, Author of “Outliers”, Selwyn Collins 2013 interview of Terrance McKnight, and Sharon Quinn interview of Jeweler Sandy Baker

I would like to share some of the inspiring and educational videos I have, recently, had the opportunity to view: MALCOLM GLADWELL’s discussion of the foundations for success in “Outliers” has helped me to understand the processes leading to achievement. SELWYN … Read More

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