Monthly Archives: July 2011

Black Swan Records

Check out this New York Times article about a 1920s black-owned record company in Harlem. Advertisements

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Exhibit | Malcolm X: A Search for Truth

Malcolm X: A Search for Truth is  on view at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture through January 7, 2012.  The exhibit is a reprise of the 2005 Malcolm X: A Search for Truth.  The 2011 brochure provides … Continue reading

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Exhibit | Romare Bearden: The Soul of Blackness – A Centennial Tribute

As mentioned on April 2 and June 9, 2011 is Romare Bearden’s centennial birth year.  Another exhibit has opened to honor his magnificent work.   Romare Bearden: The Soul of Blackness – A Centennial Tribute  is on view at the … Continue reading

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African American Photographs Assembled for the 1900 Paris Exposition

I love old photographs, especially ones taken in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  The African American Photographs Assembled for  the 1900 Paris Exposition is one of my favorite collections.  The photographs, housed at the Library of Congress and … Continue reading

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Welcome New subscribers

To the moderator of and subscribers to H-Afro-Am thank you for visiting my blog today and to all those who subscribed, double thanks.  And, a shout out to HM for announcing african.americana on the list. To all my other readers … Continue reading

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