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This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forbearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!
1. Michael Warr & Mark Sabb speak about Black + Brown Lives Matter at the Red Poppy Art House Collective, 2698 Folsom @ 23rd Street, in San Francisco, a yearlong project which continues Thursday, April 30, 7 p.m. Can Art Save a Community? We also speak about another project, Tracing Poetic Memory.
2. Rob Melrose (director, co-founder, Cuttingball), Giovanni Adams (Frederick Douglass) and Andrew Saito (playwright) join us to talk about Cuttingball Theatre Resident playwright, Mr. Saito's work, Mount Misery opening May 8 through June 7 in San Francisco. Frederick Douglass meets Donald Rumsfeld in this provocative ghost story set in contemporary America at the plantation where Douglass lived as a 16 year old youth, recently purchased by Rumsfeld.
This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!
1. Ramona Africa, Minister of Communications, MOVE organization, joins us to speak about the 30th Anniversary Commemoration, May 13, of the bombing of her home where she is the only surviving adult, along with one child, Birdie Africa. See http://kasamaproject.org/history/2263-95ramona-africa-survivor-of-may-13-1985-move-massacre and http://www.davidsheen.com/sharing/interviews/ramona.htm
2. Munyiga Lumumba, director of Upward Bound at Mills College, joins us along with Val Serrant, Adjunct Professor at UC Berkeley . . . Music Department/"Caribbean Musics Course", since 2003; Faculty Member of "Vox Mundi School of Voice & Sound," join us to talk about More than a Taste Cultural Explosion, a special all day free arts program at Mills (10-3 Stern Hall, Rm. 100), 5000 MacArthur Blvd., in Oakland, CA.
An Arlene Turner Crawford Journey with Charles Curtis Blackwell . . .
The two artists join us, one in Oaktown, the other in Chitown to talk about The Wall of Respect and People’s Art Since 1967 - A Symposium April 17-18, 2015 at Chicago Art Institute (https://www.facebook.com/events/1556242241312832/). Both are panelists.
Arlene Turner Crawford defines herself as a Visual Artist, Curator, Educator, Muralist and Cultural Activist. She has shown up as: Classroom teacher, University Administrator, Faculty member & Student Affairs, Unit Head; a Grants Developer & Institution builder of Cultural organizations; a Collaborator and Mentor. Her work is to integrate her creativity into service and the beautification of black community. Her mission is inspired and ignited by the intellectual thrust and purpose of the Black Arts Movement. and this commitment, as an artist, is to examine, elevate, and speak to what is beautiful, whole and authentic within my community. Her art is ritual, an attempt to express higher interpretations of life and she creates art through the manipulation of form, design, color, assemblage and collage.
She is an Executive Board member of the African American Arts Alliance, founding member of the Sutherland Community Arts Initiative and Sapphire & Crystals, a collective of African American women artists.
Charles Curtis Blackwell is a jazz poet and a playwright, performance and visual artist: http://www.pbs.org/pov/differentcolorblue/blackwell.php and https://www.facebook.com/CharlesCurtisBlackwell
This week we review Avengers: Age of Ultron the sequel to Marvel's smash hit. Joss Whedon is back at the helm as well as the cast of the first Avengers. Newcomers Elizabeth Olsen and Aaron Taylor-Johnson take on the roles of Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver. Tune in today at 1:30 PST to find out if Marvel will continue to decimate DC at the box office.
When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and it is up to the Avengers to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans.
The Hushmo Black Forum follows current events and news relevant to the African American community. The moderator initiates thought-provoking discussions and conversation for the listing audience throughout cyberspace . Members and guests of Hushmo’s online public forum are diverse individuals who have passionate insights and perspectives on African American issues that range from day-to-day life, politics, media, history, books, sports, entertainment, style, beauty and more.
The forum features a blog for members to post comments and interact. Writers highlight everything from movies and celebrity fashion to local human interest stories and lifestyle advice.
The Hushmo Black Forum airs online on Blog Talk Radio every Saturday at 7pm. On Blog Talk Radio, Hushmo Black has taken an in-depth look at the prolific African American activist W.E.B Du Bois. Hushmo Black has also reviewed and discussed Jimmy C. Cameron's newly released book “RACISM and HATE: an AMERICAN REALITY” and his first book "The Water Boy: The Life and Trials of Jimmy C. Cameron," which documents the life of Jimmy C Cameron and the Cameron family history in the state of Georgia covering some 230 years and windup centering on an epiphany he had when wounded in the Vietnam War in 1966."
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Join Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith – mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine, for Big Blend Radio’s Champagne Sundays variety show, airing live from the historic Coronado Motor Hotel in Yuma, Arizona.
- Lizzie Harrah, vocalist and keyboardist for The Madisons discusses their new album Err on the Side of Love
- Bunny Sigler, legendary 4-time Grammy winning producer-singer-songwriter discusses his new album Bundino
- Jennifer Bort Yacovissi, author of historical novel ‘Up The Hill to Home’
- Artist Victoria Chick discusses The Family Portrayed in Art
- C. Lee McKenzie, author YA novel ‘Sudden Secrets’ & ‘The Great Time Lock Disaster’
- Howard & Ruth Milstein, author of ‘Cooking with Love: Ventures into the New Israeli Cuisine’ talk Salad & Wine
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My name is Tammi Joyner
Today I am live from Whitney Museum of Art in NYC
99 Gansevoort St.
Time: 10:30am to 10pm
Performances will be presented by Mark Beasley, Camp & Street (DonChristian, Le1f, Rahel, Boody, and special guest), The Door – A Center of Alternatives: the performing arts program, The Eichelburglers (Jennifer Miller, Heather Green, and special guest), The Tracie Morris Band with special guests Mr. Jerome Harris and Jemman, Jacolby Satterwhite with La’fem Ladosha and Nightfeelings, and A Tribe Called Red.
The web address is www.whitney.org
Amny.com says: Come out to celebrate the new Whitney Museum with Free block party and Free museum admission this Sat. April 02, 2015.
Enjoy art performances, hands-on activities, booths, karaoke, large-scale acts on the main stage and more at the Whitney Block Party.
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Black Satin Radio, (646) 478-4196, is an internet-based station devoted to the art of words in the forms of poetry, music, and books. The station is dedicated to the creative works within the scope of these genres. Black Satin Radio aspires to introduce the listening audience to the inspiration behind the works while providing networking opportunities for each guest. Finally, Black Satin Radio will maintain a certain responsibility to philanthropic causes within and outside of its core demographic.
It's PreGame Radio Hosted Brooklyn Black. The 2 time 2014 All Star Music Award nominated show is back for their fith year with all of the music and fun you're used to from PreGame Radio. Tune in for tracks from your favorite artists, chime in on our hot topics. Ask some of your favorite artists the questions you wanted. Follow the action on twitter @pregame_radio and on Instagram @pregameradio.Tonight's special guests are rap group NRNW hialing from Brownsville, Brooklyn NY
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Who were the first Black Elected Officials? During the month of November, as the country gears up to re-elect or vote in the next wave of politicians, Black Reconstruction will revisit the Reconstruction era to pay homage to the Black Men who came before Obama. During this tumultuous time, Blacks not only established townships, they also positioned themselves to be an integral part of government.
At a Glance.. In 1855, Brownhelm Township, founded by Col. Henry Brown, gained notoriety throughout the U.S, when the township elected an African-American to government office. The NY Syracuse Daily Journal, May 31, 1855 reported that John Mercer Langston was a fugitive slave who had been elected clerk. Brownhelm's early residents had long been known for their strong anti-slavery stance; and Col. Henry Brown's home on the Lake Shore was often a final stop on the Underground Railroad, before reaching Canada by boat. African-American Firsts: Government
Local elected official: John Mercer Langston, 1855, town clerk of Brownhelm Township, Ohio.
State elected official: Alexander Lucius Twilight, 1836, the Vermont legislature.
Governor (appointed): P.B.S. Pinchback served as governor of Louisiana from Dec. 9, 1872-Jan. 13, 1873, during impeachment proceedings against the elected governor.
U.S. Representative: Joseph Rainey became a Congressman from South Carolina in 1870 and was reelected four more times.
U.S. Senator: Hiram Revels became Senator from Mississippi from Feb. 25, 1870, to March 4, 1871, during Reconstruction.
There have only been a total of five black senators in U.S. history: the remaining two are Blanche K. Bruce [1875-1881] and Barack Obama
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