Poems and stories from Harlem and the Deep South by Langston Hughes (1902-1967).
Of course “PEOPLE” will come from all of the other categories. Still, there are times you will discover an artifact from an individual that is important to you.
Lee Elder played an important role in golf. Here are his one-of-a-kind hands cast in faux-marble with a picture of him with his hands in the mold and his signature. Only one set was made.
History began one minute ago. By the time I get to the bottom of this page the first paragraph will be history. When you are looking for something to inspire someone you do not have to go to the 1900’s or the 1800’s. While there certainly are many books to celebrate from “long ago” do not overlook current books about the past.
I recently crossed paths with Ron Stodghill. He is the author of a new book about HBCU’s. I know I said this collection was for 2nd and 3rd graders so get it, read it and share it with them!
Joseph Charles Price. If there was one man in all of History that I could meet it would be Joseph Charles Price. He was called “The World’s Orator” by the English press. He was the founder and first President of Livingstone College. He is known for the saying, “I do not care how dark the night; I believe in the coming of the morning.”
Who are the Top Ten African American artists? Who are YOUR favorite artists? This is subjective, as it should be. Sometimes we favor artists that have been around a long time. Other times we find a new artist that jumps out at us from the internet. This watercolor by Stacey Brown really speaks to me. You can find more of his art on Etsy. https://www.etsy.com/shop/SBrownART?ref=l2-shopheader-name or his website http://www.sbrownart.com/index2.php#!/3/featured/Watercolors/115