Angels in Alabama

When the results of Alabama’s special elections came in on Tuesday evening, I could feel the nation collectively breathe a sigh of relief, and for a brief moment, our moral compass recalibrated itself. Tuesday should be a reminder to all of us that every vote counts. Most importantly, black women not only showed up to the polls, … Continue reading Angels in Alabama

Artist a Day Challenge (14): Dawoud Bey

  As an eleven year old growing up in Queens, Dawoud Bey came upon a copy of a book published by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee called “The Movement”.  With text by Lorraine Hansberry accompanied by photographs from numerous artists, the book captured the pain, political vitriol, emotion and hatred that swirled around Civil Rights workers in the early … Continue reading Artist a Day Challenge (14): Dawoud Bey