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

Just Added to Cultural & Natural Resources Directory: Arna Bontemps Museum and Cultural Art’s Center

Just added to #VisitBlackHistory Cultural & Natural Resources Directory, Arna Bontemps Museum and Cultural Arts Center. The Museum is described as the “restored childhood home of Arna Bontemps-poet, author, anthologist, and librarian – who was considered the leading authority of the Harlem Renaissance.” Arna was born October 13, 1902 in Alexandria, Louisiana. His childhood home … More Just Added to Cultural & Natural Resources Directory: Arna Bontemps Museum and Cultural Art’s Center