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A conversation with artist Theaster Gates (with Nettrice Gaskin and Greg Carr) on archives and archiving

A great conversation with artist Theaster Gates, artist and educator Nettrice Gaskins and Howard University professor Greg Carr on archiving and culture.

“The conversation explored the future of one our more ancient humanistic traditions. 289 more words

WCPO: New website 'Cincinnati Black History' shares stories from Queen City's African-American community

WCPO: New website ‘Cincinnati Black History’ shares stories from Queen City’s African-American community. “We celebrate Black History Month in February, but the previously untold history and rich heritage of Cincinnati’s African-American community will now be available year-round on a new online project. 28 more words

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Audre Lorde

I am
the sun and moon and forever hungry
the sharpened edge
where day and night shall meet
and not be
one.

— Audre Lorde, from “From the House of Yemanjá,” … 14 more words

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Indie Shine - Candis Johnson

In this edition of Indie Shine, a place for rebirthoflisa to ‘Shine’ the spotlight on indie artists, we welcome writer/publisher Candis Johnson!

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My name is Candis Johnson. 514 more words

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The Women of Bob Marley’s Family Circle. . .

In “The Women of Bob Marley’s Close-Knit Family Circle Are Carrying the Revered Last Name to New Heights,” Tanya A. Christian…

Source: The Women of Bob Marley’s Family Circle. 13 more words

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Smithsonian: Smithsonian Launches Kickstarter for Culture-Defining “Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap”

Smithsonian: Smithsonian Launches Kickstarter for Culture-Defining “Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap”. “The Smithsonian has launched a 30-day Kickstarter campaign today for the Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap, a powerful cultural statement told through an unequaled combination of music, text and stunning visuals. 45 more words

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Museum Grants for African American History and Culture

Funder: National Institutes of Museum and Library Services

Opportunity: AAHC-FY18

Due Date: December 1, 2017

Budget: $1,407,000

Museum Grants for African American History and Culture support projects that improve the operations, care of collections, and development of professional management at African American museums. 8 more words