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A Forgotten Black Conservative: A Closer Look at George S. Schuyler

A Forgotten Black Conservative: A Closer Look at George S. Schuyler

Over the years, The John Birch Society — the organization of which The New American is an organ — has been besmirched by its ideological rivals for all manner of evil, most prominently of...

Quilt de la Renaissannce

Quilt de la Renaissannce

“Sunshine” Joe Mallard participates in an exciting arts/education project that is about to take place at the Louisville Central Community Centers, Inc.. Kids Art Academy afterschool arts program. The project called H.A.R.L.E.M. (How Arts...

African American Civil War Museum gets new home

African American Civil War Museum gets new home

With a fife and drum band playing Yankee Doodle and civil war re-enactors sweltering in the summer sun, a museum honoring the contribution of African Americans in the US Civil War moved into its...

It’s the Mother of All Black Arts Festivals

It’s the Mother of All Black Arts Festivals

From the recognizable sounds of the O’Jays to the lesser-known art of Thornton Dial, the National Black Arts Festival in Atlanta offers a little bit of everything. There is a magic to almost any...

South is beckoning blacks back home

South is beckoning blacks back home

Between 1900 and 1940, some 2 million black Americans left their native South to escape racial oppression and seek opportunities in the North. It was called the Great Migration. Now many blacks are coming...

“Material Girls: Contemporary Black Women Artists,”

“Material Girls: Contemporary Black Women Artists,”

Dr. Donna Hollie will discuss the efforts of the African American community both enslaved and free to improve the economic, religious, educational and political climate in one of Baltimore’s oldest neighborhoods. Visitors may bring...

Black artists show African-inspired comics can sell

Black artists show African-inspired comics can sell

Hyde Park native Turtel Onli said the comic book industry has come a long way since he decided to self publish “NOG” in the early 1980s. He said companies then were surprised to learn...

Your guide to the National Black Arts Festival

Your guide to the National Black Arts Festival

“Unexpected Encounters” is the theme of the 2011 National Black Arts Festival, and, indeed, there are many acquaintances worth making (or renewing) as the popular event hits full stride this week. Centered in downtown...