Safe Travels?

The Negro Motorist Green Book was a guidebook for black travelers during times of discrimination and adversity. Published by Victor Hugo Green, the book circulated from 1936 until 1966, prominent during the Jim Crow era. There were many dangers black members of society would face, as they traveled to unfamiliar territories across the roads of... Continue Reading →

Upward And Onward

Often times in my curatorial practice, I’m regularly reminded that I’m a product of my own environment. Generally, the work I respond and listen to centers on questions of culture and identity, but also conceptual and visual activism. More than often, I engage the work of these artists to reimagine, ignite and shifts conversations merely... Continue Reading →

“Never Before Seen” Footage!

It's no secret that Louis left behind countless resources that we can easily access, contributing to the preservation of his legacy. The Louis Armstrong House Museum Archives boasts over 700 of his personal tape recordings, that he created in the den of his modest home. We have thousands of photographs that can be readily obtained... Continue Reading →

Blu Black Blur

In Little Rock, Ark., nine black students were due to desegregate Central High School in 1957, national guards lined the entrance of the school barring the Black students any hope for entry. White members of the Little Rock community openly opposed integration, blatantly harassed the nine Black students, and would chant and recite racial slurs... Continue Reading →

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