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
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?
“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…
Archives & Museum Journey For as long as I can remember, I have always been passionate about preserving history and cultural legacies, but my journey into the museum, library and archives world began as a graduate student in the History … Continue reading Archives & Museum Journey, Danielle Hall
Headragged Generals in the Museum Alice Walker’s poem Women describes our ancestors as “Headragged Generals,” who “knew what we must know without knowing a page of it themselves.” It reminds me that black women have always been our leaders, … Continue reading Headragged Generals in the Museum, Aleia Brown