24 mayors from cities across the nation calls on Congress to ensure the recovery and survival of the nation’s arts and culture sector
The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM)—the official non‐partisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more, of which there are over 1,400 such cities in the country today—adopted a resolution urging Congress to provide long‐term arts and culture relief funding in the wake of the COVID‐19 pandemic.
Above: Image courtesy of BET BET has done it again. The BET Awards today had my fam glued to the TV with our candy and lemonade iced-tea mix, sure to keep our sugar up in these festivities.
VIGIL & MEMORIAL + JUNETEENTH SERVICE: Healing meditation stations + performances, Actionable strategies for economic & social justice reform Interactive public art + Exhibition ft.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture today launched Talking About Race, a new online portal designed to help individuals, families, and communities talk about racism, racial identity and the way these forces shape every aspect of society, from the economy and politics to the broader American culture.
Join Hammonds House Digital for An Evening with jessica Care moore. She will read poetry from her new book, We Want Our Bodies Back, and engage in conversation with Hammonds House Executive Director Leatrice Ellzy Wright on Friday, May 29 at 7 pm.
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the annual Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, DC set for today, March 31, was canceled earlier this month.
Countdown Begins to Fort Lauderdale’s Premier Caribbean Food Festival – “The Taste the Islands Experience”
Above: L-R: Daniel Abbott, Tyrone Robertson, Calibe Thompson, Hugh “Chef Irie” Sinclair, and David I. Muir | Photography by RJ Deed Dozens of South Florida’s mainstream and Caribbean media were hosted on the grounds of History Fort Lauderdale on April 3rd, for the official media launch of The Taste the Islands Experience (#TTIX2019) event weekend.