I will have a solo art exhibit from December 14, 2022 through January 30, 2023 of my Women of Color and Accomplishment series. The artist reception will be January 8, 2023 from 4 to 6 pm. There are sixteen portraits in total, including these five located in the Main Room. Homestead Valley Community Center, 315… Continue reading Solo Art Exhibit
I published three books in October, 2022. My newest book is Women of Color and Accomplishment: Fighting for Equality. It is a continuation of my Women of Color and Accomplishment series which showcases African American women who have been forerunners in challenging the racist limits put in their path. The second edition of the first… Continue reading New Books Published
There is an excellent show about Angela Davis at the Oakland Museum. Here is the video included in the show.
Freedom Ricer and founder of SNCC.
Claudette Colvin 1939 – When Claudette was 15 years old, she was arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white passenger in a racially segregated bus in Alabama. Colvin stood her ground because she felt it was her constitutional right after paying the fare. She was forcibly removed from the bus and… Continue reading Claudette Colvin
On April 23, 1951, Barbara Johns, a 16 year-old high school girl in Prince Edward County, Virginia, led her classmates in a strike to protest the substandard conditions at Robert Russa Moton High School. Her idealism, planning, and persistence ultimately garnered the support of NAACP lawyers Spottswood Robinson and Oliver Hill to take up her… Continue reading Barbara Johns