The Black Art Depot

82 Flips | 2 Magazines | 7 Followers | @blackartdepot | Founder of The Black Art Depot. Student of African American History and Culture. Each One....Teach One.  Visit us online: www.blackartdepot.com

Wrong picture of African American nursing pioneer used on Meriden Hall of Fame plaque

MERIDEN – The Meriden Hall of Fame Association will be replacing the plaque for inductee Martha Minerva Franklin after including the wrong photo, …

Black History

Documentary brings insight to lynchings

An airing of the documentary, “An Outrage,” a film about lynching in the American South, brought almost 100 people to The Prizery Thursday evening …

Abusive, Cartoonish, Obscene: How Kara Walker Painted Trump’s America

In 1997, an artist called her work "revolting." Twenty years later, Walker's brutal depictions of racism look all too familiar.<p>Revolting.<p>That is the word black American assemblage artist Betye Saar used in 1997 to describe the work of Kara Walker. At the time, Walker was known primarily for two …

Donald Trump

The South Doesn’t Own Slavery

The violent furor that erupted this summer over the removal of Confederate monuments in several cities was a stark reminder that Americans remain trapped in the residue of slavery and racial violence. In confronting this difficult truth, our attention is naturally drawn to the South. And rightfully …

Lacking land rights, historic black communities in Canada seek change

TORONTO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hundreds of people in Canada’s historic black communities do not formally own the land where they have lived for generations, officials and lawyers say, in what critics call a case of long-running discrimination and economic exclusion.<p>Many parcels of land in …

Six black women leading major NC police departments make history

— For the first time in North Carolina history, there are six female, African-American major-city police chiefs.<p>Four of them are in the Triangle: …

Keona K. Ervin to discuss black women on the frontlines for fair labor, economic justice

Keona K. Ervin admits in the introduction of her newly released book, <i>Gateway to Equality: Black Women and the Struggle for Economic Justice in St.</i> …

Frank Dowsing, Mississippi State’s first black football player, is almost unknown today

A state struggles to remember a racial pioneer — is it partly because of his sexuality?<p>As the Tupelo High School B team lined up for the first play …

6-year-old creates coloring book to teach kids about black Indigenous cultures

What were you doing when you were in second grade? Probably not <i>writing a book</i>, like the incredible 6-year-old Vanae James-Bey was.<p>Along with her …

Remembering Isaac Woodard: Police Brutality, Harry Truman and the Maiming of a Black War Veteran

Isaac Woodard, Jr. was born on March 18th, 1919. He served his country proudly in World War II but is remembered for the tragic wounds he suffered as …

American History Through an African American Lens — Hidden Herstory: Harriet Powers

Patricia McKissack, Prolific Author Who Championed Black Heroes, Dies at 72

Patricia McKissack, who with her husband transformed a career crisis into a prolific literary partnership that produced scores of children’s books about black history and folklore, died on April 7 in Bridgeton, Mo. She was 72.<p>The cause was cardiorespiratory arrest, her son Fredrick L. McKissack Jr. …

Africa Must Unite: Kwame Nkrumah and Pan-Africanism

Pan-Africanism is both a philosophy and a movement which seeks to unite every man and woman of African origin irrespective of their location, …

Johns Hopkins Welcomes Its First Black Female Neurosurgeon Resident

Nancy Abu-Bonsrah is making history by being placed at Johns Hopkins Hospital's neurology department.<p>Johns Hopkins University is making history with …

First-ever Global Black Girlhood Conference held at U.Va.

The first-ever Global Black Girlhood Conference, with topics ranging from black girlhood identity to criminalization, was held Friday and Saturday at …

Women of Color

Hadley honored at General Assembly

ATLANTA — Jack Hadley and the Jack Hadley Black History Museum were honored recently in the Georgia House of Representatives by House Resolution …

That News

By best.digital.marketing.company.india<p>Id: 1470186369892778<p>The secret of promoting your business online through viral content marketing and story …

Durham couple helps shape African-Americans' role in the arts

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - Phil and Nnenna Freelon may not be known to all in central North Carolina, but residents might recognize their contributions to …

Special Report: Who Are The Fulani People And Their Origins?

<b>By Tarig Anter</b><p>Fula or Fulani or Fulbe (the latter being an Anglicization of the word in their language, Fule) are an ethnic group of people spread …