Between emancipation and the civil rights era, a war of ideas and imagery helped to sow the seeds of the structural racism that endures in this country to this day. Continue Reading →
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As a black girl growing up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in the 1960’s, I was mesmerized whenever I saw James Baldwin on television, a dark skinned “Negro” man with piercing, animated eyes, exuding the confidence and intellect equal to any white person I had ever seen and heard before. Continue Reading →
African art is sweeping through the mainstream art world as noted in recent examples from the Brooklyn Museum’s Disguise: Masks and Global African Art to the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Creative Africa exhibitions. Continue Reading →
Join the Harlem Education Activities Fund for the 25th anniversary Gala celebration with distinguished professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., who will be presenting Roger Ferguson, President and CEO, TIAA-Cref with his award that night. Continue Reading →