Reflections – Conversation: ATL Streetwear

Written by: Sophia V. Nelson On Wednesday, January 8, 2020, the High Museum of Art hosted Conversation: ATL Streetwear, which was part of the educational programming accompanying the Museum’s temporary exhibition, Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech.” The event’s emcee, Kenny Burns, expressed that streetwear derives from people with limited traditional fashion-world resources, who have the … More Reflections – Conversation: ATL Streetwear

(Photos) Zora Neale Hurston Birthday 1/7/2020.

Photos originally appeared on Instagram.com/visitblackhistory January 7, 2020. Taking it back to that one time we unexpectedly stumbled across a Zora Neale Hurston historical marker in St. Augustine, Florida. Very exciting! Sending a heavenly Happy Birthday to Zora!! ⁣ ⁣ Also included are a few photos taken in St. Augustine, Florida. A very picturesque city…vernacular … More (Photos) Zora Neale Hurston Birthday 1/7/2020.

A VBH Itinerary: Abraham Lincoln Assassin, John Wilkes Booth

VisitBlackHistory.com itinerary: ⁣⁣John Wilkes Booth strongly opposed the abolition of slavery and assassinated President Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theater (Washington DC) April 14, 1865. Ford’s Theater offers guided tours.⁣⁣⁣⁣John Wilkes Booth then fled to Southern Maryland. One of those stops was Surratt’s Tavern where there were guns and ammunition stored. ⁣⁣Surratt’s House is now a … More A VBH Itinerary: Abraham Lincoln Assassin, John Wilkes Booth

Atlanta Streetwear a Conversation at the High Museum of Art

Via the High Museum of Art Instagram page: Tickets are now on sale for a conversation on ATL Streetwear at the High Museum on January 8, moderated by Kenny Burns, and featuring Marina Skye, founder of Set by Skye; Renaldo Nehemiah, Creative Director at wish; and Kwassi Byll-Cataria, owner of Moda404 Men’s Boutique. Learn about … More Atlanta Streetwear a Conversation at the High Museum of Art

(Alabama) Horace King Memorial Bridge

Horace King Memorial Bridge and Garden is in located Valley, Alabama.⁣⁣Horace King was born into slavery in Cheraw, South Carolina in 1807. In 1824 Horace King assisted with the construction of Pee Dee River Bridge. Horace King’s enslaver, Edward King died in 1830. John Godwin who also worked on the construction of Pee Dee River … More (Alabama) Horace King Memorial Bridge