Monthly Archive: January 2016

Kirsten Pai Buick 
photo courtesy of the High Museum of Art

Kirsten Pai Buick lecture at the High Museum of Art

The 2015 David Driskell Prize recipient Kirsten Pai Buick, P.h.D, discusses the  relationship between artist Mary Edmonia Lewis and her work. Lewis was Native American and African American who embraced Catholicism during a time when...

BronzeLens Film Festival open for submissions

Early bird film submissions are now open for the BronzeLens film festival. The festival is dedicated to telling the stories of people of color particularly in the African Diaspora. The Festival has now grown...

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Paintings of Blackness in Latin America

Curated by Carlos Solis, the founder of Contrapunto, the exhibition Blackness in Latin America begin by paying homage to Negro Primero, or The First Black, Pedro Camejo a member of the rebel army who...

Photos courtesy of Backlash Gallery

NCCHR opens Talking Drum by Fahamu Pecou

Fahamu Pecou and the Center for Civil and Human Rights have teamed up to present “Talking Drum,” the artist’s latest exhibition about the power of music and Black popular culture within the social justice...

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