African-Americans and others in Thomaston, Georgia have celebrated Emancipation Day since 1866 … More (Photos) Emancipation Day Celebrated in Georgia since 1866
A Decatur, Georgia city worker and a perspective on removal of Confederate Monuments. In addition to link to Dr. Hilary Green’s map of Confederate Monument removals … More (Photo) A city worker and a Perspective on Confederate Monument Removals
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