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The Living History of Jacob Lawrence’s ‘Migration Series’

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

I am only one generation removed from the history of African American migrants who, between 1917 and 1970, travelled North seeking economic opportunity, education, and respite from the strictures of Jim Crow South.

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts opens exhibition reflecting the history of African American art

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts opened a new exhibition on August 22: Common Ground: African American Art from the Flint Institute of Arts, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, and the Muskegon Museum of Art, with sculpture, paintings, and works on paper by more than 60 artists. Show More Summary

Officials: Rename beach for DuSable Museum co-founder

Chicago Park District officials are to announce Tuesday morning a recommendation that 31st Street Beach be renamed for the late Margaret Burroughs, co-founder of the DuSable Museum of African American History and longtime Park District commissioner.

The Holocaust, slavery, and the Republicans’ routinely repulsive rhetoric

In the course of American and world history, slavery and the Holocaust are sui generis cataclysms. Any comparisons—especially casual ones—to the Nazi genocide of European Jewry and the bondage and oppression of African Americans necessarily diminish these unique and unparalleled horrors. Show More Summary

#BlackLivesMatter to be Part of Collection at National Museum of African American History and Culture

"The National Museum of African American History and Culture, which is set to open next fall in Washington, D.C., has started collecting banners and posters from the #Ferguson protests, as well as gas masks donned by protesters and cell phone videos taken at the various demonstrations. Show More Summary

What Misty Copeland’s Success Reveals About Race In The Arts

Misty Copeland in an Under Armour commercial Misty Copeland made history on June 30th when she was promoted within the  American Ballet Theatre, becoming the first African American ballerina to reach the rank of Principal Dancer and the second-ever black soloist in the traditionally white ballet company. Show More Summary

DuSable Museum proposal from U. of C. professor gets heated response

The DuSable Museum of African American History on Monday sought to calm community concerns set off by a University of Chicago professor's proposal that the school take over programming at the South Side museum.

African American Nation Builders in Our National Park System

As an American citizen of African ancestry, I found my identity in the National Park System. I can hardly describe the feelings of pride and the sense of liberation from the burden of history that said my forebears were only good for...Show More Summary

The Confederate Flag: The South’s Anchor to History and Black America’s Slap in the Face

The Confederate Flag. It is, without a doubt, a blatant slap in the face to the African American community. Yet, family and descendants of Confederate soldiers who served in the Civil War argue that the flag is a symbol of their heritage, their history. Others dispute it carries a symbol that is irrefutably linked to hate, Keep Reading ?

Emmys 2015: Viola Davis makes Emmy history

Viola Davis made history Thursday as one of two African American women - along with "Empire's" Taraji P. Henson - to earn nods in the same year for lead actress in a drama series. If she wins in September, it will be the first time, ever, that an an African American woman takes home the Emmy in...

Emmys 2015: Viola Davis makes Emmy history

Viola Davis made history Thursday as one of two African American women - along with "Empire's" Taraji P. Henson - to earn nods in the same year for lead actress in a drama series. If she wins in September, it will be the first time, ever, that an an African American woman takes home the Emmy in...

VIDEO: Dr. Ben Carson Gives THIS Amazing History Lesson During a Campaign Stop

One thing that conservatives need is someone who can waken African Americans to the criminal mess that Democrats and liberals have done to their futures. Dr. Ben Carson is an

26 Black Female Choreographers And Dancers You Should Know

Last week Misty Copeland made history when she became the first African American principal dancer in the American Ballet Theatre Company. It is a big reason to celebrate the dance world, and also a great time to call attention to the other black female choreographers and dancers who are dominating the industry. Show More Summary

Under Armour Honors Misty Copeland With Hashtag That Led to a Car Full of Flowers

2 months agoMarketing / Advertising : AdFreak

Under Armour couldn't sit idly by on Tuesday when Misty Copeland was named the first African American principal dancer in American Ballet Theatre's 75-year history—not after the famous TV spot that helped burnish both dancer and brand. Show More Summary

An inside look the historic career of 'unlikely ballerina' Misty Copeland, who went from 'pretty much homeless' to dance superstar

Misty Copeland was already arguably the most famous ballet dancer in the United States. But this week, the 32-year-old made history: she became the first African American woman to be named principle dancer with the legendary American Ballet Theatre. Show More Summary

Why ‘Unconnected’ Church Burnings Can Still Be Racist

Many African Americans see the difference between an official hate crime and an act of “vandalism” as an issue of semantics, especially given the long, painful history of racists intentionally — and largely independently — setting fire to black churches all over the country. The post Why ‘Unconnected’ Church Burnings Can Still Be Racist appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Misty Copeland makes history as first African American to become principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre

Misty Copeland made history on Tuesday, when American Ballet Theatre announced that she is being promoted to principal dancer—making her the first African American ballerina to ever reach the top rank in the elite dance company. Copeland...Show More Summary

Capture the Flag: A Brief History of Defacing Confederate Banners

Bree Newsome was tired of watching the Confederate battle flag fly on the grounds of the South Carolina statehouse. So on Saturday morning, the 30-year-old African American activist and singer-songwriter from North Carolina put on a harness, climbed 30 feet, and took down the flag herself. Show More Summary

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