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Article titled Black Archives of Mid-America

Black Archives of Mid-America

Located in the Horace Peterson III Building at 1722 E. 17th Terrace in Kansas City, Missouri, the Black Archives of Mid-America serves as a repository of materials centered upon Blacks in America, especially of Kansas.  Founded by Horace Pe... Continue Reading
Article titled Step Afrika!

Step Afrika!

Located inside the Atlas Performing Arts Center at 1313-33 H Street NE in Washington D.C., Step Afrika! is the first professional dance company in the world centered upon stepping, a percussive style of movement. Founded by African-American chor... Continue Reading
Article titled A.I.M. Dance Company

A.I.M. Dance Company

Housed temporarily at 1360 Fulton Street in the Brooklyn borough of New York City is the Abraham in Motion (A.I.M.) Dance Company.  Founded by renowned choreographer Kyle Abraham, the work of the A.I.M. Dance Company, according to its website,... Continue Reading
Article titled John G. Riley Center & Museum

John G. Riley Center & Museum

On the corner of Meridian and Jefferson Streets, at 419 E. Jefferson Street in Tallahassee, Florida is the John G. Riley Center & Museum.  The two-story, vernacular, wood-framed house, located at the foot of a hill in the downtown area was hom... Continue Reading
Article titled Hayti Heritage Center

Hayti Heritage Center

Located at 804 Old Fayetteville Street in Durham, North Carolina, the Hayti Heritage Center (HHC) first opened to the public in 1975.  Near downtown in the historic Hayti community, the center is a celebrated cultural arts and arts education insti... Continue Reading
Article titled Free Southern Theater

Free Southern Theater

Founded by John O’Neal, Gilbert Moses, and Doris Derby at Tougaloo College in Madison County, Mississippi in 1963, the Free Southern Theater (FST) was a cultural, performing arts and educational extension of the Civil Rights and Black Arts Moveme... Continue Reading