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Why do we still take racism so personal?

Why do we still get mad over racism? Every culture in this world has someone who either they don’t like or has someone who doesn’t like them. 2,022 more words

3 Cool Things 4.24.2015

“One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North”, MoMA

3 Apr—7 Sept, 2015

Image: “During the World War there was a great migration North by Southern Negros… 781 more words
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This is the final part of the series I have been running on Jacob Lawrence’s Great Migration paintings. Lawrence was one of the most important American artists… 329 more words

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Masai Mara National Reserve

The last port of call of our wonderful African Safari was the well-known Masai Mara National Reserve where wildlife abound throughout the year and especially when The Great Migration is on.  161 more words



I have been running a series of posts about Jacob Lawrence and his depiction of the Great Migration. Lawrence was one of America’s most important twentieth century painters, and the Great Migration, the exodus of African Americans from the Southern states to the Northern cities from 1915 onwards, one of the pivotal events of American history.   684 more words

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The Hobby Horse Literary Guild

The Hobby Horse was the first African American book store in the United States, established in Harlem in 1930 during the Harlem Renaissance. This rich intellectual and cultural period in African American history occurred in the Harlem borough of New York City during The Great Migration. 137 more words

Contemporary Portraits