Welcoming a Black Female Composer Into the Canon. Finally. | The New York Times “Florence Price is a representation in music of what it means to be a black artist living within a white canon and trying to work within the classical realm...”

“Florence Price is a representation in music of what it means to be a black artist living within a white canon and trying to work within the classical realm…”

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How an Artist Learned About Freedom From ‘The Negro Motorist Green Book’ | The New York Times “It’s like reading a fairy tale book. I see the names of beauty schools and men’s clubs and taverns, and I think, ‘What does that place look like?’”

“It’s like reading a fairy tale book. I see the names of beauty schools and men’s clubs and taverns, and I think, ‘What does that place look like?’”

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Fountain Street Church, George Bayard collaborate to bring “African American Artists Tell the Story” to community | CulturedGR An exhibit of 10 African American artists’ work, from local to nationally known, opened January 7, with a reception Tuesday, January 16. The exhibit presents work that places African American experience in the context of the American experience.

An exhibit of 10 African American artists’ work, from local to nationally known, opened January 7, with a reception Tuesday, January 16. The exhibit presents work that places African American experience in the context of the American experience.

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Capturing the Civil Rights Era Through the Lens of Gordon Parks | Daily Beast Gordon Parks captured the beauty, horror, and complexities behind the lives of those who lived during the Civil Rights Era.

Gordon Parks captured the beauty, horror, and complexities behind the lives of those who lived during the Civil Rights Era.

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How the black radical female artists of the ’60s and ’70s made art that speaks to today’s politics | Los Angeles Times All of it points to the unique issues black women artists faced (and continue to face) as women and artists in a society in which race plays a defining role.

All of it points to the unique issues black women artists faced (and continue to face) as women and artists in a society in which race plays a defining role.

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