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

Remembering the Help, Celebrating their Service Exhibit

Lake Charles, Louisiana is home to the Black Heritage Festival of Louisiana. It began in 1987 when Mrs. Cynthia May and Mrs. Virginia C. Riley combined a play written by Mrs. Riley with the activities of a festival for the community. ⁣ ⁣ In 2001 the Black Heritage Festival of Louisiana opened the Black Heritage … More Remembering the Help, Celebrating their Service Exhibit

Toni Morrison “A Bench By The Road” at South-View Cemetery

There is no place you or I can go, to think about or not think about, to summon the presence of, or recollect the absences of slaves; nothing that reminds us of the ones who made the journey and of those who did not make it. There is no suitable memorial or placque or wreath … More Toni Morrison “A Bench By The Road” at South-View Cemetery

The Roots of Rap on Display at Auburn Avenue Research Library

⁣ “The Roots of Rap: 16 Bars on the 4 Pillars of Hip-Hop” written by Carter G. Woodson Book Award, NAACP Image Award, and Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People award recipient Carole Boston Weatherford is currently the theme in Auburn Avenue Research Library’s Children’s Gallery.⁣ ⁣ Published in January 2019, “Roots of … More The Roots of Rap on Display at Auburn Avenue Research Library