Issue 12

Article titled Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe

Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe

“The narrative of her photographs extends beyond a picture or a series of pictures to create a greater context for the artist herself within photography, womanhood and the African American experience.” ~ The Historymakers On July 9, 1951,... Continue Reading
Article titled Roy DeCarava

Roy DeCarava

“Roy DeCarava is a giant of American art photography.  His practice, spanning six decades of American history, recorded aspects of African American life and culture over decades of drastic change … His photographs are less a record and mor... Continue Reading
Article titled Black Dynamite (2009)

Black Dynamite (2009)

Black Dynamite is set in the South Central community of Los Angeles, California. It is centered upon its main character, Black Dynamite, a man of the streets and questionable means of earning a living.  A veteran of the Vietnam War and former oper... Continue Reading
Article titled Rize (2005)

Rize (2005)

Rize is an independent documentary that is essentially compartmentalized around three aspects of two energetic and complex dance cultures, Clowning and Krumping, in the South Central community of Los Angeles, California.  Featuring interviews ... Continue Reading
Article titled BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXXVI

BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXXVI

“There are all forms of it that we forgotten … I want to remind people that Black music is amazing …” ~ Robert Glasper When the rough edges of the world need to be smoothed … Sam & Dave – “When Something is Wrong with My B... Continue Reading
Article titled Musée Boribana

Musée Boribana

Located at Rue NG-34 in Ngor, northwest of Dakar, in Senegal, the Musée Boribana is the only museum in the country whose mission is centered upon modern African art. It was founded and curated in 1997 by acclaimed anthropologist, Boubacar K... Continue Reading
Article titled African Museum Casa del Rey Moro

African Museum Casa del Rey Moro

Proudly inviting visitors to “experience 6,000 years of African world history”, the African Museum Casa del Rey Moro is located at 2471 Congress Street in San Diego, California.  Its content is centered upon the past and present of the Africa ... Continue Reading