Michael Rosato’s Cambridge (Maryland) African American Heritage Mural

The African American Heritage Mural is located at the corner of Maryland Avenue and Route 50 in Cambridge, Maryland.  View this post on Instagram Oooo I didn’t plan to capture this beauty today. I saw photos of it about a year ago, circulating online after its unveiling. But when it appeared to the right of … More Michael Rosato’s Cambridge (Maryland) African American Heritage Mural

Shaolin Jazz at the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum

View this post on Instagram The first time I visited the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum, which was probably back in ‘07, I knew the space was special. Tucked away in the community of Anacostia, miles from it’s other Smithsonian counterparts, it is one of the “quieter” museums. For those who have experienced the Smithsonian corridor … More Shaolin Jazz at the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum

Soon come: African American Cultural Center in Virginia Beach

Follow Us on Instagram: @TheMergingLanesProject Image 1: Afro American Cultural Center at Yale University, est 1969 //Image 2: conceptual plan of the African American Cultural Center in Virginia Beach. Yale’s Afro American Cultural Center is recognized as the first of its kind at an Ivy League school and the largest in the Northeast. With years … More Soon come: African American Cultural Center in Virginia Beach

Podcast – “The Promise: Life, Death, and Change in the Projects”

Follow us on Instagram: @TheMergingLanesProject Photo by Joel Buglewickz Adapted from New Yorker Magazine Article “The Promise: Life, Death, and Change in the Projects” Reporter Meribah Knight has produced a six-part series podcast on Nashville, Tennessee’s public housing development, James A. Cayce Homes. This story follows the razing and redevelopment stages of Cayce Homes. Knight … More Podcast – “The Promise: Life, Death, and Change in the Projects”

Carver Village: Seeking National Register of Historic Places Designation

Follow Us on Instagram: @TheMergingLanesProject In 2016 I documented residents in Savannah Georgia’s Carver Village to find out why they felt it important to have their residential neighborhood placed on the National Register of Historic Places. Since then, Georgia Department of Natural Resources (Historic Preservation Division) has determined that Carver Village does have national significance. … More Carver Village: Seeking National Register of Historic Places Designation

(Atlanta) “Maynard” Film Screening

Follow IG: @TheMergingLanesProject (Atlanta) Things to do, 4/14 & 4/22 – “Maynard” Film Screening Maynard Jackson III, the only son of Maynard Jackson Jr (first Black mayor of Atlanta) has spent the past two years working to produce a film about his father. Maynard III and wife Wendy Eley Jackson are cofounders of Auburn Avenue … More (Atlanta) “Maynard” Film Screening