Monthly Archives: January 2014

Carrie Mae Weems: Angel. Three Decades of Photography and Video

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum’s retrospective of Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video. at Guggenheim now through May 24th 2014. Advertisements

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Bessie Coleman : Angel

Today in 1892, Bessie Coleman was born in Texas. She lived in a deeply segregated society, but she had big dreams & wouldn’t take no for an answer. She went on to become the first black female pilot and barnstormer. … Continue reading

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Sacred at Minneapolis Institute of Arts

“Sacred” Currently at Minneapolis Institute of Arts. This image looks at Ethiopian Liturgical Music and the art associated with it. In this exhibition, simply titled “Sacred,” curators have assembled art from every corner of the world. Although these works span … Continue reading

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Noble Ali Drew : Angel

Noble Ali Drew The Moorish Science Temple of America is an American religious organization founded in the early 20th century by Timothy Drew. Although presented as a sect of Islam, the Moorish Science Temple also draws inspiration from Buddhism, Christianity, … Continue reading

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African women march for their rights in Tel Aviv

African women march for their rights in Tel Aviv. Over 1,000 women asylum seekers and their children on Wednesday protested against a new detention center and called on the Israeli government to recognize their rights as refugees. The march proceeded … Continue reading

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Amiri Baraka : Fighter/Activist/Writer

Amiri Baraka : Fighter/Activist/Writer :An American Original. Rest In Peace. Jan. 9th, 2014 Amiri Baraka, a poet and playwright of pulsating rage, whose long illumination of the black experience in America was called incandescent in some quarters and incendiary in … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela :Angel

Nelson Mandela. If he had died during his incarceration either at the redoubtable Robben Island or the dreadful Pollsmoor Prison in Tokai, Cape Town, Dr Nelson Mandela would most likely have gone down in history as a loathed and dreaded … Continue reading

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