A past time that brings me absolute joy is to take car rides along rural backroads. I switch to “avoid highways” on my Google maps settings, and off I go. Backroad trips are part of my self-care kit. I have recently begun reading and watching African American scholars who have placed a lens on road … More Roadtripping While Black
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 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.
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
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
Written by: Ali’a B. Edwards The Africana Music Experience was a delightful live music event held Tuesda, November 19 at the Ray Charles Performing Arts Center on the campus of Morehouse College. I attended the concert to feel connected and inspired by the music of my African heritage, with the hope of experiencing a spontaneous … More Morehouse Resounds Africa