So Many Ways To View African-American History written by: Sophia V. Nelson For the past two years, I have pursued a deeper understanding of American History, Black History, and World History by visiting African American historic sites, archives, and museums. In an interview with documentarian Harry Allen, he shared, “I think any act of documentation … More Immerse Yourself in Jackson, Mississippi
Written by: Geronimo Collins The Charles Sumner School Museum & Archives is the official museum and archives dedicated to preserving the history of Public Education in Washington, DC. In a town full of museums, it’s also one of the most unknown. I met with the museum’s executive director, Kimberly Springle, for a tour and in-depth … More Site Visit: Charles Sumner School Museum & Archives
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
THE OTHER BOYS OF SUMMER: Screening & Discussion with Bob Kendrick, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum President, and Pedro Sierra, Former Negro Leagues Player Little Falls, NJ –Friday, January 24 –In honor of 2020’s 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues, the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center is hosting a special screening of the The Other Boys of … More (New Jersey) THE OTHER BOYS OF SUMMER: Screening & Discussion
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.
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