Twin sisters have singular vision for art, culture | San Francisco Chronicle

Gabrielle Lurie, San Francisco Chronicle Photo: AlunBe. Featured Image Melorra and Melonie Green have lived together their whole lives — 41 years to be exact. Born one minute apart, the fraternal twins are from Memphis and have brought their Southern charm and vision to the Bay Area. For the past decade, the Green twins have […]

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Museum receives $3.5 million endowment gift from Eddie and Sylvia Brown | Art Daily

Art Daily, Art Daily Eddie C. and C. Sylvia Brown. (Lloyd Fox / Baltimore Sun). Featured Image BALTIMORE, MD.- The Baltimore Museum of Art today announced a gift of $3.5 million from Baltimore-based philanthropists Eddie C. and C. Sylvia Brown to endow the position of chief curator at the museum. The Browns’ support and advocacy […]

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Essential Arts: Destination Crenshaw, a bold outdoor museum plan inspired by black L.A. | Los Angeles Times

Carolina A. Miranda, Los Angeles Times A rendering from the Destination Crenshaw project shows the upper-level viewing deck of the proposed Sankofa Park, located where Crenshaw and Leimert boulevards split. (Perkins+Will). Featured Image The Randy’s Donut is bright yellow as the Rams head to the Super Bowl. And as the Lunar New Year approaches, I’m […]

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Philly native writes first biography of collagist Romare Bearden, 30 years after his death | WHYY

Peter Crimmins, WHYY Winokur Photography. Featured Image The African American Museum in Philadelphia on Thursday is hosting the author of a new biography of Romare Bearden, a major black artist best known for his collage work in the 1960s and 70s. He died in 1988. “An American Odyssey: the Life and Work of Romare Bearden” […]

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Raleigh man opens first African-American-owned cultural art gallery | ABC11 Raleigh Durham

Staff, ABC11 Raleigh Durham | Featured Image Text. Featured Image RALEIGH (WTVD) — A local man has become the first African-American to own a cultural art gallery in Raleigh. Jason Franklin opened the art gallery along with his daughter, Ashley, who is the Art Director. The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony […]

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‘Looking For Lorraine’ Explores The Life Of The Author Of ‘A Raisin In The Sun’ | WBEZ 91.5 Chicago By the time Lorraine Hansberry died in 1965 at just 34 years old, she had already made her mark in literary history.

By the time Lorraine Hansberry died in 1965 at just 34 years old, she had already made her mark in literary history.

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London-Based Artist Pays Homage To Michelle Obama With Giant Mural | Travel Noire Michelle Obama may not be our first lady anymore, but she is still larger than life in our eyes. Literally. If you head over to London, you will find a huge 30 foot mural of Mrs. Obama on Dorrell Place in Brixton.

Michelle Obama may not be our first lady anymore, but she is still larger than life in our eyes. Literally. If you head over to London, you will find a huge 30 foot mural of Mrs. Obama on Dorrell Place in Brixton.

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