In the spirit of giving back and passing it on, Houston’s historic Project Row Houses will benefit in a major way from an award received by Solange Knowles.
From the moment she stepped off the plane, social media was abuzz about "Lady Mae' sightings in H-Town and anxiously crowded spaces of her various stops around the city in hopes of shaking a hand, grabbing a photo and gushing about their favorite roles in "Greenleaf," "A Thin Line Between Love and Hate" and the legendary "Josephine Baker Story." Hollywood icon Lynn Whitfield was in Houston and fans showed love everywhere she went.
On Nov. 8 and 9, in Louisiana, American artist Dread Scott and a group of supporters examined a significant milestone in our nation’s past with his latest collaborative project, Slave Rebellion Reenactment (SRR), which reimagined the largest rebellion of enslaved people in the history of the United States.
By Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON – August 20, 1619 marks a day in American history where Our Ancestors (over 20 Africans) arrived on the shores of Virginia near a place called Port Comfort (present-day Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia). The irony, however, is that this group of Africans, who were brutally and forcefully stolen from
Photo credit: David Bray Courtesy of Robert Ross Richard Lawson Received Legacy Award Morocco Omari Received Actor of the Year Award The Ensemble Theatre celebrated its Rhythm of the Night 2019 gala at the Hilton Americas-Houston, Saturday, August 17, 2019. H-E-B was this year’s lead sponsor, joined by Shell, Gaynell Drexler, ECC Graphic Design, Friends
By Roy Douglas Malonson It is no secret that America has always had two shades of color – Black and White. American history in times past classified any individual of any race, who was not Black, as White. Freedom as it relates to the American culture is no different. U.S. History clearly reflects this. For
THE KINSEY AFRICAN AMERICAN ART & HISTORY COLLECTION – ONE OF THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE COLLECTIONS OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN ART AND HISTORY OUTSIDE THE SMITHSONIAN – COMING THIS FALL TO THE AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM, DALLAS
Opening Sept. 21, this groundbreaking exhibition features 150-plus works of art, photos, rare documents and more celebrating the achievements and contributions of black Americans from 1595 to present day DALLAS (June 19, 2019) – The African American Museum, Dallas in Fair Park will present the widely acclaimed exhibition, The Kinsey African American Art & History
Ten students from Carver High School for Engineering, Applied Technology, and the Arts had their work featured the first week of June on the Morning Dose on CW39 Houston. Each week, the morning show features work from students across the Houston area on The Art Spot. AISD Students Featured on CW39 Houston Morning Dose The
By Shepherd Manson B. Johnson, Holman Street B.C. HEMPSTEAD -If you don’t know the answer, it is a resounding yes. We need our Black boys to replace us as fathers, community leaders, educators, clergy, sports champions, judges, car dealers/owners, news reporters, attorneys, professionals, dump truck drivers and owners, landscapers, ranchers, role models, land developers, owners,
By Stephanie Tilley From chains to self preservation, From enslavement to opportunity. It’s been a long journey to be recognized, To be acknowledged as human. Our black has been bruised… persecuted… and hated! We have been treated like forbidden fruit, When the taste of injustice, is lethal to our lives. No, we do not know