May 30, 2016

Thursday Open Thread: Black Photographers

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Gordon Parks was one of the seminal figures of twentieth century photography. A humanitarian with a deep commitment to social justice, he left behind a body of work that documents many of the most important aspects of American culture from the early … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Black Photographers

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(Biography, Official website of Carrie Mae Weems) During the past twenty-five years, I have worked toward developing a complex body of art that has at various times employed photographs, text, fabric, audio, digital images, installation, and, most … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Black actors in tv commericals

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Jabari Gray is an attorney, actor, musician and martial artist known for his professionalism, strong work ethic and passion for creativity. His work in television, film, print, music and live performance media can be seen and heard worldwide. … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Afro-Cuban Political Figures

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HAPPY FRIDAY, P.O.U.!   EVARISTO ESTENOZ … [Read more...]

Wednesday Afternoon Thread: Brian McKnight Week

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The Only One For Me … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: African American Architects

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Albert Irving Cassell was born in Towson, Maryland on June 25, 1895, the third child of Albert and Charlotte Cassell. According to his son, Charles, Albert’s father drove a coal truck and played trumpet in the Baltimore Salvation Army Band. His … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: African American Architects

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J. Max Bond Jr. was the most influential African-American architect in New York and one of a few black architects of national prominence. Before his death in 2000. Mr. Bond was the partner in charge of the museum portion of the National September 11 … [Read more...]