Revolutionary Black Artists of the Civil Rights Era Get Exhibition in the UK

Emory Douglas, “We shall survive without a doubt” (Emory Douglas) “Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power” features iconic works alongside pieces that have long been overlooked by the mainstream by  Jason Daley Civil Rights. Black Power. Black Arts. These movements helped power the 1960s and 1970s as a defining era of political and cultural shifts. […]

Black Artz Movement 1960’z to tha mid 1970’z

“aesthetic and spiritual sister of the Black Power concept.” ―Larry Neal The Black Arts Movement (BAM) spans the period from the mid 1960’s to the mid 1970’s.   If you are looking for a specific author or book from the BAM  period, use one of the search engines at the top of almost all web […]

Radical Black Reading, 2011

Radical Black Reading, 2011 Posted: 27 Dec 2011 02:01 PM PST While post-Black vapors have intoxicated contemporary culture, many of our favorite books of 2011 were part of a wave of scholarship that re-evaluated the Black Arts Movement and the Black Power era and took a second look at a long-ago time when “black” was […]