Monthly Archives: May 2014

Regina Anderson Andrews: Harlem Renaissance Librarian

In 2011 I wrote about a friend who was working on the first book length biography of Regina Anderson Andrews. I am pleased to announce Regina Anderson Andrews: Harlem Renaissance Librarian by Dr. Ethelene Whitmire has just been published by … Continue reading

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Kara Walker

Kara Walker. You either love her work. Hate her work. Or, love to hate her work.  Known for her large-scale silhouettes, that quite literally fill a room, Ms. Walker was named a MacArthur Fellow in 1997 when she was 28 … Continue reading

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10 Black Directors to Watch in 2014

 ICYMI, check out Paste Magazine’s 10 Black Directors to Watch in 2014. Number 1 on the list is Ryan Coogler of Fruitvale Station fame. Definitely a must see film.  Don’t want to spoil the surprise, so I won’t reveal any … Continue reading

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