“ – ROUTES by Ronald Bunn

It’s Bothering Me, But I Can Cope

Today, I found myself feeling unsettled as I thought about President-elect Donald Trump and how much sadness and anxiety his election has brought into many of our lives. As an African-American, I take it personal that a large segment of the United States of America citizenry … 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

FAILE: Savage/Sacred Young Minds & Two Major Installations by FAILE

July 10 through October 4, 2015 The Brooklyn Museum The Brooklyn Museum will present FAILE: Savage/Sacred Young Minds, including two major installations by FAILE, collaboration between the Brooklyn-based artists Patrick McNeil and Patrick Miller, from . The exhibition includes Temple and The FAILE & BÄST … Read More

“Art Luminaries” – James Baldwin, Alvin Ailey, Langston Hughes & Billie Holiday

Open now—Ends December 31st, 2015 115th Street Library Harlem Large size photographs of Harlem Renaissance Greats on display: James Baldwin and Nina Simone, 1960s.  Photographer unknown.  Source: James Baldwin portrait collection Alvin Ailey, Charles Moore and others in unidentified work, ca. 1960s. … Read More