With "Face to Face: Los Angeles Collects Portraiture," the California African American Museum presents a show that is at once completely contemporary and steeped in history. Portraiture evolved from immortalizing the rich and famous to more egalitarian subjects. It's meant to represent the essence of a subject — a gesture,...
The Smithsonian?s National Museum of African American History and Culture has joined more than 180 cultural institutions from New York, London, Paris, Tokyo, São Paulo and around the world for the ?We Wear Culture? project presented by the Google Cultural Institute. Show More Summary
For most of American educational history, government massively discriminated against African Americans, first with some states prohibiting any education for them, and long after that districts maintaining de jure, and to this day de facto, segregated schools. Show More Summary
The Valongo Wharf was described as "the most important physical trace of the arrival of African slaves on the American continent."
He’s giving the DuSable his Best Rap Album award—one of three trophies he got at the 2016 Grammys
DeWayne Barton founded Hood Huggers to tell the stories of Asheville's black community, which has been and continues to be displaced. The post An Artist Uncovers Asheville’s Hidden African American History appeared first on Hyperallergic.
“The House on Coco Road” is the story of director Damani Baker’s family, particularly his mother, Fannie Haughton, and her remarkable life, reflective of the troubled history of race in America. Descended from Louisiana sharecroppers (the title refers to that home), and the product of the Great...
An urgent history lesson on the 152nd anniversary of Juneteenth. People think they know everything about slavery in the United States, but they don’t. They think the majority of African slaves came to the American colonies, but they didn’t. Show More Summary
Two African American pro-life leaders filed a lawsuit Friday against the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., alleging that it violated their rights to freedom of speech and religious liberty. The lawsuit stems from an incident on Feb. 1 when the Rev. Clenard H. Childress Jr. and Jacqueline Hawkins, two […]
News of the noose found in one of the galleries of the National Museum of African American History and Culture was a gut punch. For many African Americans, the act of hate itself, and specifically where it was done, was deeply personal. It was akin to finding out something bad happened to a dear friend […]
The killing of Richard W. Collins III. A noose cryptically left in an exhibit at the National Museum of African American History. “Ner” spray-painted in big black letters on the home of one of the country’s greatest black athletes. Two...Show More Summary
Tourists found a noose at National Museum of African American History and Culture on Wednesday, the second discovered this week, leading the museum to close off the section for almost three hours before deeming the area safe.
The basketball star spoke out Wednesday on race relations in the US after his home was vandalized with a racial slur. His comments come the same week that a noose was found inside the museum of African American history.
'Carmichael Show' star Tiffany Haddish is putting hate mongers on notice... keep leaving nooses at museums, and there will be consequences. We got Tiffany at LAX Thursday and asked about the 2 noose incidents -- one was inside the…
Police in the US capital on Thursday were investigating the discovery of a noose in an exhibit on racial segregation at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. The grim find on Wednesday of the looped rope -- seen...Show More Summary
NBA icon LeBron James' L.A. home was targeted and someone left a noose at the National Museum of African American History and Culture
Secretary David Skorton said in a statement that a noose was found on 31 May 2017 at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History.
This is the second noose in the past week that’s been found on Smithsonian grounds.
The noose was found on Wednesday inside of the museum's segregation exhibit, the second on the Mall in a week. [ more › ]
His silence is deafening. On Wednesday, a noose was found at an exhibit at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Visitors to the museum alerted staffers and park police shut down the exhibit, which focused on segregation, for three hours while the noose was removed and the event investigated. Show More Summary