Host Janice Rhoshalle Littlejohn talks with Naima Keith, the award-winning deputy director of the California African American Museum in Los Angeles about art, history, politics, and how they.
All essays and exams should be approximately 500-700 words, about two to three double-spaced pages, uploaded to Turnitin.com. The Museums you may visit and report on are: The Museum of Tolerance, 9786 W. Pico Boulevard, 310.553.8403, museumoftolerance.com. The Japanese-American National Museum, 369 E. First Street, 213.625.0414, janm.org.
The American Museum of Folk Art now offers a paradoxical opportunity to find oneself into a parallel world, the one created in the head and by the hands of Henry Darger, a self taught artist whose impact on many contemporary artists is incontestable. Visiting the American Folk Art Museum’s exhibition “Dargerism: Contemporary Artists and Henry Darger” is like getting a cameo in “Being.
Leigh Raiford is Associate Professor of African American Studies at the University of California at Berkeley, where she teaches and researches about race, gender, justice and visuality. She also serves as affiliate faculty in the Program in American Studies, and the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies. Raiford received her PhD from Yale University’s joint program in African American.
African American Family History in Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia, 1982; John Biggers: Bridges, California Museum of African American Life and Culture, Los Angeles, California, 1986. Ms. Wardlaw was awarded the M.A. in art history from The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University Institute of Fine Arts in 1986.
Half Past Autumn: The Art of Gordon Parks. The first retrospective exhibition of the works of renowned American artist Gordon Parks will open at the California African American Museum on Saturday, October 14 and run through Saturday, December 30, 2000.Parks is an American Renaissance man who has mastered many media to express an uplifting and influential message of hope in the face of adversity.
The Casa del Rey Moro African Museum, is the brainchild of Professor Chuck Ambers. As Executive Educational Curator, Amber's founded the museum almost 20 years ago, with the inspired desire to ensure that every visitor know the significant contributions Africans have made throughout history.
Dr. Angelou also published five books of poetry, including I Shall Not Be Moved; three books of essays, including Letter to My Daughter; children’s books and six long-form poems, including Mother and On the Pulse of Morning, which she read at the 1992 inauguration of President Bill Clinton. It was the first time that an African American woman presented a poem at a presidential inauguration.