By: Jada Wright-Greene I have been thinking and processing the issues that we are facing in our world. These issues are threaded and woven into the fabric of this world, things like hatred, bigotry, racism, and even COVID-19. I began … Continue reading Opinion: Why African American museums are important in the midst of racial unrest
In 2019, New Orleans native, Gia M. Hamilton became the Executive Director & Chief Curator of the The New Orleans African American Museum of Art, History and Culture. As a native of the city, a background in curatorial work, a … Continue reading HS Feature: The New Orleans African American Museum of Art, History and Culture
Haili Francis Haili’s professional background as an artist, cultural producer and scholar is synthesized through a confluence of curatorial practice, scholarship and fundraising strategy. Haili’s creativity offers a perspective on philanthropy that is human centered, fresh and innovative. Her core … Continue reading Heritage Salon Spotlight: Haili Francis
Morgan State University has a jewel that I recently discovered, the Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum. As always I am estaticed and immediately researched about this historic house museum. Dr. Shana Rochester, Education Coordinator of the Lillie Carroll Jackson … Continue reading LILLIE CARROLL JACKSON CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM
By: Jada Wright-Greene One of my goals in life is to visit every African American museum in the United States. July of 2019 I was able to visit the California African American Museum with my family. I even invited some … Continue reading HS Features: California African American Museum
By: Jada Wright-Greene Lonnie Bunch is considered a rockstar (as someone recently said to me) in the museum world with his new appointment. Why is he a rockstar and why is this appointment so significant? Well, for several reasons. In … Continue reading Opinion: Why is Lonnie Bunch’s appointment significant?
We are featuring the Tina Turner Museum located in the Flagg Grove community near Nutbush, Tennessee. Sonia Outlaw-Clark, Executive Director, granted us an interview about the Tina Turner Museum. History & Mission of the Tina Turner Museum The museum is … Continue reading HS Features: Tina Turner Museum
Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune as we all know was an educator, philanthropist, humanitarian and founder of Bethune Cookman University. She raised money, motivated and inspired many students while she was alive and even today. I spent … Continue reading 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune
“No one, no, nor no one million ones dare deny me God, I go forth along, and stand as ten thousand.” -Maya Angelou, “Our Grandmothers” I bring my whole self to work every day, but I never come alone. I … Continue reading Jocelyn Imani shares her museum journey…
Intern & Fellows Program Manager, Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History You have a very unique family background that was highlighted in the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Can you elaborate on your family’s history and … Continue reading Heritage Salon Spotlight: Omar Eaton-Martínez, M. Ed.