Review – ROUTES by Ronald Bunn

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE (Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.)

Well, it’s about time. What an amazing place! As a student of Africana history, I have anxiously awaited the opening of this important institution and I was not disappointed. The first thing one notices is the building itself. It reminded … 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 Complexions Contemporary Ballet Company – Review

The Joyce Theater in Manhattan is currently featuring an engaging program of contemporary ballet and modern dance.  “Complexions”  (the Complexions Contemporary Ballet Company) showcases five contemporary ballet pieces, choreographed by the company’s artistic directors, Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson, celebrated African-American choreographers … Read More