Immerse Yourself in Jackson, Mississippi

So Many Ways To View African-American History written by: Sophia V. Nelson For the past two years, I have pursued a deeper understanding of American History, Black History, and World History by visiting African American historic sites, archives, and museums. In an interview with documentarian Harry Allen, he shared, “I think any act of documentation … More Immerse Yourself in Jackson, Mississippi

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

(Photos) Zora Neale Hurston Birthday 1/7/2020.

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.

”Black Cosmopolitan: James Weldon Johnson In An Age of Empire”

EDIT: After further research, “Black Cosmopolitan: James Weldon Johnson in an Age of Empire” closed December 12, 2019 (via Stuart A. Rose website). It may be a good idea to call and confirm with Stuart A. Rose Archive personnel. Raise your hand if you’re a geek for archive exhibits! Here’s a beautiful one, “Black Cosmopolitan: … More ”Black Cosmopolitan: James Weldon Johnson In An Age of Empire”

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