Site Visit: Charles Sumner School Museum & Archives

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

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

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

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

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

Veteran George Wilder: South-View Cemetery and Auburn Avenue Research Library

George Wilder. A Union Army veteran that fought in the Civil War. He was 70 years old when he was killed in the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot. According to a recent Atlanta Magazine article, Wilder was slashed to death with a knife. It is believed that he was the oldest person to die in the … More Veteran George Wilder: South-View Cemetery and Auburn Avenue Research Library