Friday, November 29, 2013

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Black History Through Black Art Prints

Historical Black Figures Captured in Print

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Kevin 'WAK' Williams @ Morgan State University - BLACK ART IN ... Fri, 27 Sep 2013 18:30:00 GMT

His 50 urban art prints are the most widely circulated African American art prints in the world. At the age of 15, he started working as an artist, on Chicago's Historic East 87th Street Black Business District, drawing and painting ...

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Black Art In America™ is proud to make available these original ... Tue, 23 Apr 2013 12:00:00 GMT

12x15.25' limited edition serigraph of 19 $225. Black Art In America™ is proud to make available these original prints by artist Jamaal Barber. Original fine art prints are great additions for beginning or seasoned collectors.

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Black History Books for Black History Month

Black History Books

With Black History Month right around the corner, I decided to share a brief post about great books about the history of African Americans.

I've pulled from several sources to provide a variety of excellent black history books that should be in your library.

Campaign for the American Reader: Ten top books for Black History ... Thu, 17 Oct 2013 12:07:00 GMT

At the Guardian, Kirk named his top ten books for Black History month. (Black History Month is celebrated annually in the United States and Canada in February and the United Kingdom in October.) One title on the list:.

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“Drum Majors For Justice” Book An Intro To African-American ... Wed, 28 Nov 2012 23:13:18 GMT

This is the first book from Khalid El-Hakim, a former Detroit schools teacher who has dedicated himself to working full time with the Black History 101 Mobile Museum. As the entrepreneur of the museum, he has traveled across ...

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New Book Highlights Often Forgotten Piece of Black History - BCNN1 Sun, 17 Nov 2013 17:50:28 GMT

'When you think about black history, you think about touch points like slavery, colonialism, apartheid,' Powers says. 'Those are heavy and difficult topics. But there also lives being led and poetry being created and plays being ...

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Black is Beautiful Little Known Black History Fact | Black America Web Tue, 26 Nov 2013 03:05:29 GMT

Little Known Black History Fact: Black is Beautiful ... The Black is Beautiful movement became the most prominent in the writings of author Steve Biko in his book, the “Black Consciousness Movement” in South Africa. The book ...

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A chronicler of black history looks back - and ahead - Sun, 17 Nov 2013 08:05:42 GMT

Philly.comA chronicler of black history looks back - and aheadPhilly.comMichaux introduced him to Malcolm X as a collector of black books. 'And Malcolm said, 'Brother, what woke you up?' In other words, what got you into our history? That was five we ...

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Sherri Fergusons' Motivational Book Captures the History and Beauty of African ... - PR Web (press release) Thu, 21 Nov 2013 05:05:48 GMT

PR Web (press release)Sherri Fergusons' Motivational Book Captures the History and Beauty of African ...PR Web (press release)In her book, titled My Heritage ABC, she exceptionally and exquisitely put together African and African-American history, al ...

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Professor Gates co-authors book about African American history - The Cincinnati Herald Sat, 09 Nov 2013 09:02:14 GMT

The Cincinnati HeraldProfessor Gates co-authors book about African American historyThe Cincinnati HeraldBy and large, the history books have marginalized the African American community by either omitting or minimizing its cornucopia of contributions ...

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Bartlett's Familiar Black Quotations Covers 5000 Years - New York Times Tue, 26 Nov 2013 19:39:40 GMT

Bartlett's Familiar Black Quotations Covers 5000 YearsNew York TimesBartlett's Familiar Black Quotations steamrolls any objections. It is not only the most comprehensive book of quotations from black thinkers over some 5,000 years of recorded history ...

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Friday, June 21, 2013

Black Art Prints

At Affordable And Historical Art we showcase among the biggest catalogues of Afro-American Historical Art prints. We have over 400 prints displaying Black Historical Images, Icons, Moments, Personalities and Themes.

I am really continually affected by the reaction all of these prints raise whenever our team expose these during functions all over the USA. Little ones along with experienced are generally astounded, not necessarily just from photos but additionally by the descriptions, aphorisms and inscriptions which are present within every single picture.

Our Black Art Print library consists of well-known images of Civil Rights Leaders, Black Entertainers, Afro-American Scientists, Afro-American Inventors, Afro-American Politicians and African American Historical Events recorded and also protected over time.

Afro-American history art prints are really fantastic with respect to continuing to keep the tradition of African American history at home, workplace or even academic institution.

A lot of our full African American history has indeed been x-outed, concealed, and blotted out right from the history books. Besides the few weeks of February, truth be told there is hardly any reference of Afro-Americans or even our victories in the United States in the educational setting. So, the attention is simply primarily upon just a few very well popular black notables.

This besets all of us in the character of a men and women in order to continue our birthright dynamic and to discuss it together with the future generation.

The prints (11"x17" common measurement) are undoubtedly an economical means to excite, galvanize and develop our spouses and children all about the full record of Black Americans and also our success during the course of 400+ yrs in United states. 

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Saturday, June 1, 2013

Emancipate Your Mind From Mental Slavery

Are You Mentally Enslaved?

African Americans (blacks) still struggle from the chains of 400 years of chattel slavery & Jim Crow. Even today the chains of mental slavery hold countless millions in perpetual bondage. Unchain your mind and free yourself...

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Saturday, May 4, 2013

Is Kevin Krigger Next Jimmy Winkfield? Last African American jockey to win the Kentucky Derby in 1902

Kevin Krigger Could Make History At Kentucky Derby...


LOUISVILLE, Ky -- Kevin Krigger on board Goldencents may become the first African American to win the Derby since 1902. So who won it in 1902?

Jimmy Winkfield grew up outside Lexington. He raced at Keeneland and all over Kentucky.

At under 5 feet tall and weighing 115 pounds he won back to back derbies; 1901 on his Eminence and 1902 aboard Alan-a-Dale.

Winkfield is one of only four jockeys in Derby history to win two in a row. "Wink," as he was known, won a $1,000 bonus for that second derby victory.

The top jockeys at the time were all black; Willie Simms, Isaac Murphy, and Winkfield.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Angela Davis: Free Angela And All Political Prisoners

Watch the video clip from Free Angela and all Political Prisoners produced by Jada Pinkett Smith, then click the link below to see more about Angela Davis and other Black political prisoners...

Monday, April 22, 2013

Black Panthers - The History Of The Black Panthers

Black Panther Party for Self Defense

They called their brand-new company the Black Panther Party for Self Defense. It varied from various other black rights teams of the time, which were nearly all non-violent, in that it promoted armed protection and self-reliance for the liberation of American blacks. Declining this concept, Seale and Newton responded to that blacks ought to rather concentrate on fixing the disparity in power, political and monetary, that existed in between whites and blacks.

To that end, Bobby Seale, along with a little team of fully-armed fans, marched on the California State Legislature in May of 1967 in order to protest a firearm control costs that would have restricted blacks' capability to prepare themselves against authorities and government brutality. The Party relabeled itself the Black Panther Party and brand-new branches started forming all throughout the nation. Quickly, the Panthers had their own paper, modified by Eldridge Cleaver, the Party's Minister of Information.

Considering that the U.S. government had not been interested in offering for any of the Panther's needs, they, in the spirit of self-reliance, chose to offer the black area with some of the programs themselves. The supposed "Survival Programs" of the Black Panthers were grassroots efforts to effect the genuine life issues of inadequate blacks and consisted of ground breaking programs such as cost-free morning meal for inner-city kids, cost-free clothes drives, health care facilities, occupant lease strikes, and projects for neighborhood control of schools, authorities, and firearm and medicine physical violence. They likewise formed the Liberation School for grade-schoolers and the first ever before healthcare facility program to deal with sickle cell anemia, an illness that influences black kids disproportionately.

These consisted of sowing internal dissent within the celebration with covert operatives, creating papers, killing members in raids on Party workplaces and homes, and locking up the leadership of the celebration, consisting of Huey and Seale. The FBI even pitted the Black Panthers, with secret agents and created letters, against various other black nationalist teams, such as United States (United Slaves) and a black group called the Blackstone Rangers.

The tradition of the celebration lives on primarily in the impact it has actually had on social programs. The ten-point program's needs were never ever satisfied, the Black Panthers assisted stimulate the government on to a more detailed therapy of the ill results of poverty and revealed simply how effective little innovative teams can be in the U.S.

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Black History: The Use of Slave Labor

Using slave labor was a popular technique for numerous years worldwide. Along with the revelation of brand-new properties along with wonderful guarantee to provide free labor, the globe's economic climate was rapidly growing. The needs for yields in big quantities made the slave field the optimal remedy for labor complications. And America was no exemption. As a matter of fact African American slaves quickly surpassed the white populace as a result of the huge import volume.

Nevertheless, slaves just weren't simply forced to operate the properties, slavery caused neglect them to their way of living, will power and customs. Slave professionals in the United States over developed slave codes which took advantage of the Africans of their flexibility and perseverance. Although lots of slaves did attempt to withstand this therapy they were met stringent and terrible types of penalties for disobeying their owners. Slaves were prohibited from holding weapons, taking meals, striking their masters, and fleeing. As a matter of fact any type of and all slaves resistance would result in them being be flogged or wiped out for withstanding or damaging the developed slave codes.

Liberty was probably the primary problem on the thoughts of those enslaved African Americans. American historic documents have actually recognized a number of tries of disobedience and a few of the crucial instigators that were associated  with the African's mission for freedom in American. Maybe the 3 major characters that spearheaded freedom quest  for African American slaves consist of: Gabriel Prosser, Denmark Vesey, and Nat Turner.

In August of 1800 Gabriel Prosser chose to free himself together with about 1,000 various other slaves. His tactical plan focused on wiping out many of the white citizens and taking control of the city of Richmond, Virginia. Past documents reveal that an unfortunate and intense thunderstorm induced the slave revolters to dissolve. However, 3 slaves additionally exposed the scheme, therefore Gabriel Prosser and thirty-six of the slaves were recognized, apprehended and killed.

Denmark Vesey was yet another leader of slave abolition. He had actually acquired his freedom in 1800 and was particularly perturbed by the entire system of slavery that he wished to dismantle it completely. He wished a fully fledged battle utilizing armed slaves to eliminate white slave owners in the city of Charleston, South Carolina. Regrettably in 1822, and after many years of preparation, his suggestion to strike and "liberate" the city was exposed. Causing his very own and numerous of his co-conspirators' apprehension.

When it comes to Nat Turner, he had a spiritual passion and a view that he was especially chosen to free his slave brethren.

This thirty-one year old sermonizer to the slaves created a strategy of "horror and damage." His arranged rebellion came to be America's most widely known and terrible act including slave resistance. On August 21, 1831, Nat Turner and 6 various other slaves eliminated Turner's plantation master and his family members in Southampton County, Virginia. Turner's band of slave advocates expanded rapidly, as they dealt with wiping out a total amount of 60 white slave owners, and their spouses and youngsters. Gradually, Federal and Virginia state troopers chased the roving band of slaves and wiped out many of those in disobedience. Sadly this led to various other slaves not linked to the defiance likewise being gotten rid of.

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