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Exploring Diverse Skin Tones During Black History Month

Sonia Smith-Kang | Posted 02.22.2017 | Home
Sonia Smith-Kang

The MultiCulti Corner collaborated on a project for a group I co-founded with Delia Douglas of DDHPR called MultiCulti Corner (MCC). This project is perfect anytime but found it a great learning experience for Black History Month.

The NAACP and Me

Herb Silverman | Posted 09.14.2016 | Home
Herb Silverman

In 1976 I accepted an offer to teach at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina, where the Civil War (also known as "The War of Northern Aggression") began and was still a symbol of Southern pride.

Powerful African-American Art Exhibit Arrives At Perfect Time

Los Angeles Times | Posted 11.13.2013 | Home

The exhibition “Soul Stirring: African American Self-Taught Artists From the South” arrives at a troubling moment. From North Carolina to Texas...

Remembering Sam Cooke and the Sound of Young America

Mark Anthony Neal | Posted 12.11.2012 | Home
Mark Anthony Neal

What Berry Gordy understood was that Motown represented the best of what America could produce, and Sam Cooke was a constant reminder of what those possibilities were.

Inside The Smithsonian's African American Museum

Posted 04.03.2012 | Home

Copyright Adjaye Associates We have been covering the progress of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture over the ...

PHOTOS: FLOTUS's Chic Custom Peter Som Coat

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.24.2012 | Home

Michelle Obama stepped out in a custom Peter Som coat yesterday to fete the groundbreaking of the National Museum of African American History And Cult...