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You're Invited!Actor/Producer Now Photographer Hosts Photography Exhibit "Marchelle"

Catlett asks, 

 When it’s all said and done. Did you at least enjoy the journey? 

Even though the actual event is less than two hours away, I have to say…I loved the journey!

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Dead Blogging 'Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott' at the MFA

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Museum of Fine Arts the other day to catch Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott and, say, it was . 269 more words

See the Cinderella Whose Performance Reached 100 Million Viewers in 1957

Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation of Cinderella, which hits theaters on Friday, has a big glass slipper—or several, really—to fill. The movie is the umpteenth in more than a century’s worth of film renditions of the classic fairy tale, some of them forgettable but others, like Disney’s 1950 animation, simply timeless. 300 more words

3/11/15: Savoring Slow #sol15

Tonight, a dear friend of mine invited me to the Museum of Fine Arts lecture series featuring Carrie Mae Weems. Weems is a Black artist that unpacks race, gender, power and other complicated topics in some provocative images. 209 more words

Slice Of Life Challenge

March 7 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – March 7 *

1539 – The first person of African descent to traverse the southern
portion of, what is now, the United States is Estevanico, or… 736 more words

African American History

Stirrings of Poverty - Gordon Parks

The cycle of life has many faces, but none is as striking as the faces of poverty. I stumbled upon Gordon Parks’ brilliant photographic work in Life-Time(1). 1,226 more words