ART: Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker’s Tales of Slavery and Power | @Artsy

Via @Artsy:

“Kara Walker is one of the most high-profile and controversial artists in America. The exhibition presented three narrative portfolio series, executed in print—The Emancipation Approximation, Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War and An Unpeopled Land in Uncharted Waters.”

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ARTICLES: JAAH SYMPOSIUM ON GERALD HORNE

A special symposium in the Journal of African American History featured the work of Gerald Horne, historian of African American and African diaspora history:

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VIDEO: Frank Guridy on Afro-Cubans and African Americans in the Jim Crow Era | @NotEvenPast

“Prof. Guridy discusses his prize-winning book, “Forging Diaspora: Afro-Cubans and African Americans in a World of Empire and Jim Crow.”

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Alison Saar, Weight, 2012; wood, rope, cotton scale and miscellaneous objects; Copyright Alison Saar, Images courtesy of L.A. Louver, Venice, CA

 

 

Alison Saar, Cotton Eater (head), 2013; ceramic, acrylic, graphite, and cotton balls; signed and dated, etched in neck verso; Copyright Alison Saar, Images courtesy of L.A. Louver, Venice, CA.

Source: Alison Saar: Bearing – MoAD Museum of African Diaspora

Finch Interviewed by Goldthree on Gender, Slavery, and the Archive in Cuba | @AAIHS

Reena Goldthree interviews Aisha Finch at AAIHS:

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DIGITAL: First Blacks in the Americas: The African Presence in The Dominican Republic

New Digital Project: First Blacks in the Americas:

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BOOK: Woodard on Human Consumption and Homoeroticism in U.S. Slave Culture

Vincent Woodard, The Delectable Negro: Human Consumption and Homoeroticism within US Slave Culture. NYU Press, 2014.

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