PHOTOGRAPHY

This is part of a collection I found through a yard sale. Gordon Parks’ work should be in every collection. I was fortunate to find these slides. LIFE MAGAZINE, March 8, 1968....

Black History Celebration: A work in progress

Black History Collecting          Collecting is available to anyone in every city and state. You can start with a book, a post card, or a record album.  Your collection will include items near you and around you. Someone from Texas will have items from their...

HISTORY

Important memorabilia does not need to be large. A uniform, a signed book or a historical poster does not necessarily overshadow a simple letter. Here is an example. Read the words. Feel the power of someone wanting to pay tribute to Joseph C. Price,  one of the...

ART

I look at art from two perspectives. I include African American artists as well as African Americans as the subject of art. Virginia Fouche Bolton was a beloved South Carolina artist known for her watercolors of Charleston and the Gullah people of Edisto.            ...

SOAPBOX

Once in a while, I will get my soapbox out and share what’s on my mind. This is my first SOAPBOX. The way I feel right now, the smile, the joy and the amazement is exactly how I hope a child feels when they see a piece of Black History. It is the connection, the...

SPORTS

One of the greatest sports figures of our time. A collection can have books, newspaper clippings, stand ups and signed gloves depending on your budget. I have chosen this book. Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like...

PHOTOGRAPHY

Here is a photograph of an unidentified African Methodist Episcopal Minister from Cornelius, NC.                                                                                                                                                                       Share...

PEOPLE

The beauty of inspiration is that you never know where it will come from. I wanted to show you an album cover of Dean Dixon and share what I had learned from the liner notes. I could not find it. I turned to the internet and found something so much better. Enjoy this...
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