(Riceboro, GA) Sugar Cane Harvest

Footage collected on November 24th, 2018 at the 14th Annual Geechee Kunda Sugar Cane Harvest. The event was held at the Geechee Kunda Cultural Center located in Riceboro, Georgia. Dr. Jamal Amir Toure, cultural historian, community leader and professor at Savannah State University emceed the event. Riceboro was established between 1756 – 1757 and was…

Martin Luther King, Sr. Heritage Trail

Pictured is a custom street pole banner which can be found along Georgia’s Stockbridge Main Street. One of 90+ Main Street programs in the state of Georgia, Stockbridge Main Street established the Martin Luther King, Sr. Heritage Trail in 2015. Affectionately known as “Daddy King” Martin Luther King, Sr. was raised in Stockbridge, Georgia. As…

(Atlanta) Street Name Changes: John Wesley Dobbs

Doing a bit of research on street name changes, here’s an example || On August 16, 1993 Atlanta City Council approved Ordinance Number 93-0-1140 resulting in “Renaming Houston Street in its entirety to John Wesley Dobbs Avenue and for other purposes” Image 1: John Wesley Dobbs Ave and Jackson Street NE Image 2: full record…

(Atlanta) “With Drawn Arms: Glenn Kaino and Tommie Smith”

5 pictures captured while exploring “With Drawn Arms: Glenn Kaino and Tommie Smith” at Atlanta’s High Museum of Art. The entire exhibition is housed in 4 rooms. Images 1-4 were photographed in the temporary exhibit room labeled the Tommie Smith Archives. Tommie Smith and wife Delois, are said to have amassed and archived thousands of…

With Drawn Arms: High Museum of Art, Atlanta

[photo courtesy of the Kavi Gupta Gallery/Glenn Kaino/High Museum of Art] Visiting Atlanta’s High Museum of Art, next week. Going to check out “With Drawn Arms” The temporary exhibit will be on view until February 3rd, 2019. Have you seen it yet? Share your thoughts.

Museum Merchandise Monday: Lucy Craft Laney Museum and Conference Center

This #MuseumMerchandiseMonday is dedicated to Augusta, Georgia’s Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History & Conference Center. Pictured are a couple pages from the museum’s activity & coloring book. The small house museum opened in 1991 and is the only African American museum in the Central Savannah River Area. It is located in the Historic…

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