In 1994, I was very disappointed with this exhibit and its portrayal of African-American men. Do you, the reader, think this exhibit's portrayal has contributed to the ever present mistreatment of the African-American male? Watch the video. What do you think of the justifications for the exhibition offered by this panel of esteemed African-Americans? —RonnBunn... Read More
On May 19th,  the Schomburg Center celebrated birthdays of  Playwright Lorraine Hansberry (90th) and human rights activist Malcolm X (95th). Lorraine Hansberry was born in 1930 and Malcolm X in 1925. Each used words to expand, enhance, and challenge the conversation on how we see ourselves and how the rest of the world sees us.... Read More
President Obama Farewell Letter To The American People — My fellow Americans, It’s a long-standing tradition for the sitting president of the United States to leave a parting letter in the Oval Office for the American elected to take his or her place. It’s a letter meant to share what we know, what we’ve learned, and what small wisdom may help our successor bear the great responsibility that comes with the highest office in our land, and the leadership of the free world. But before I leave my note for our 45th president, I wanted to say one final thank you for the honor of serving as your 44th.... Read More
ROUTES, A Guide to African-American Culture