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Carrie Mae Weems LIVE: Past Tense/Future Perfect – April 25-27, 2014

This weekend at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, photographer, Carrie Mae Weems “hosts an all-star cast for a weekend of programs focusing on contemporary cultural production in the areas of dance, film, literature, music, theater, and visual art. … Continue reading

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2011 National African American Read-In

The National African American Read-In is in it’s 22nd year and is sponsored by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English and the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).  When the first Read-In was held … Continue reading

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Celebrate Frederick Douglass’ 193rd Birthday this Saturday

If you are anywhere near Washington, DC on Saturday, February 12, 2011, consider going to Frederick Douglass’ 193rd birthday party, which will be held at the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site (part of the National Park Service).   The celebration … Continue reading

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African-American Fine Art at Swann Galleries

Beginning Saturday, February 12, 2011 through noon Thursday, February 17, 2011,  art by over 75 African American artists will be on view at Swann Galleries in New York City.   An auction of said art will commence at 2:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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