The Green Book Documentary Now Streaming on Smithsonian Channel App

Filmmaker, Yoruba Richen’s documentary The Green Book: Guide to Freedom premiered on the Smithsonian Channel last night. Watch for FREE, on the Smithsonian Channel Plus app with a 7-day trial. $4.99 per month there after. According to Colorlines.org this film “catalogs the history of Victor Hugo Green’s project, which has been distorted and ignored by … More The Green Book Documentary Now Streaming on Smithsonian Channel App

Sweet Auburn Blues Screening at APEX Museum

Attended a screening of “Sweet Auburn Blues” at the APEX Museum. The film features social activists Harry Belafonte and Kathleen Cleaver alongside business owners from Auburn Avenue. Image 2: owners of Havana Cigars & Image 3: Ricci of the Madame CJ Walker Museum. The film, produced by Soul Force Productions will air on Georgia Public … More Sweet Auburn Blues Screening at APEX Museum

Los Angeles’ Destination Crenshaw

Rapper/Entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle is part of a committee that includes California African American Museum director, Naima Keith. The committee is overseeing Destination Crenshaw a 1.3 mile open-air museum that will celebrate “Black Angelenos” – the contributions of African Americans in Los Angeles and throughout the nation Check out the LA Times story written by Makeda … More Los Angeles’ Destination Crenshaw

(Washington, DC) Black History Month Kickoff Celebration at African American Civil War Memorial Museum

The African American Civil War Memorial Museum is conveniently located near Howard University, the U Street corridor, and the Spirit of Freedom sculpture. A WMATA train practically pulls up to it’s front door. It was happenstance, the day that a friend and I visited the museum and found Virginia Ali of Ben’s Chili Bowl success … More (Washington, DC) Black History Month Kickoff Celebration at African American Civil War Memorial Museum

Dr. James Eaton – FAMU Black Archives

Story published July 15, 1993 in the Atlanta Constitution “A Man and His Museum” In 1971 legislation was passed in Florida that mandated the creation of a repository to “serve the state by collecting and preserving source material on and about African Americans from ancient to present times.” Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University became home … More Dr. James Eaton – FAMU Black Archives