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Backpacks honoring slain Baton Rouge activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph will be donated to 200 students | The Advocate

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Staff, The Advocate This still image taken from WVLA/WGMB file video shows Sadie Roberts-Joseph. Featured Image Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux and the Professional Athletes Supporting Students organization will donate 200 backpacks to students in memory of slain civil rights activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph. The body of Roberts-Joseph, 75, a longtime community leader, was discovered on July 12. One of her […]
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Smithsonian’s new secretary, Lonnie Bunch III, faces political and financial challenges | The Washington Post

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Peggy McGlone, The Washington Post G. Bunch III — the founding director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture — has been appointed secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, becoming the first African American leader in its 173-year history. The Smithsonian’s Board of Regents introduced Bunch as the institution’s 14th secretary on Tuesday morning. He succeeds David […]
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Essential Arts: Destination Crenshaw, a bold outdoor museum plan inspired by black L.A. | Los Angeles Times

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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 Randy’s Donut is bright yellow as the Rams head to the Super Bowl. And as the Lunar New Year approaches, I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer at […]
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Nights at the Museum: Good for Cultivating an Art Habit and Romance | The New York Times

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FacebookTwitterMailHilarie M. Sheets , The New York Times Monique and Ronald Ollie in front of Ed Clark’s “Untitled” (1975).CreditCreditSam Gilliam/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; Daniel Dorsa for The New York Times. Featured Image Ollie was an engineering student at the Missouri University of Science and Technology in the early 1970s, he would take dates to the St. Louis Art […]
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How I Got My Art Job: Naima Keith of California’s African American Museum on Quitting a PhD to Pursue Her Dreams | Artnet News The museum's deputy director got her start during a curatorial stint at the Hammer Museum.">How I Got My Art Job: Naima Keith of California’s African American Museum on Quitting a PhD to Pursue Her Dreams | Artnet News The museum's deputy director got her start during a curatorial stint at the Hammer Museum.

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The museum's deputy director got her start during a curatorial stint at the Hammer Museum.
How I Got My Art Job: Naima Keith of California’s African American Museum on Quitting a PhD to Pursue Her Dreams | Artnet News The museum's deputy director got her start during a curatorial stint at the Hammer Museum." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

The sadism of white men Why America must atone for its lynchings | The Guardian Until now, the enforcement of white supremacy through racial terrorism in the form of lynching has largely been unrecognized as part of America’s history">The sadism of white men Why America must atone for its lynchings | The Guardian Until now, the enforcement of white supremacy through racial terrorism in the form of lynching has largely been unrecognized as part of America’s history

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Until now, the enforcement of white supremacy through racial terrorism in the form of lynching has largely been unrecognised as part of America’s history.
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An Intimate History of America | The Paris Review We made our way through the exhibitions that document the state-sanctioned violence black people experienced over the course of generations, pausing to study the images and take in their explanations">An Intimate History of America | The Paris Review We made our way through the exhibitions that document the state-sanctioned violence black people experienced over the course of generations, pausing to study the images and take in their explanations

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We made our way through the exhibitions that document the state-sanctioned violence black people experienced over the course of generations, pausing to study the images and take in their explanations
An Intimate History of America | The Paris Review We made our way through the exhibitions that document the state-sanctioned violence black people experienced over the course of generations, pausing to study the images and take in their explanations" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More