I found a society of Black people who did more than assimilate into Victorian society. They expanded what black and Victorian culture looked like. Thus they proved that cultural identity and personal identity cannot be confined or solely defined by skin tone. This sparked a fervor in me to further immortalize these people through the power of the portrait.
Artistic director Dr. Ricco Wright said “conciliation” suggests mediating between parties at odds with one another. It also allows space for acknowledgment, apology, and reparation.
An account of the Ferguson uprising as told by the people who lived it followed by an in-depth discussion with Dr. Sarah Morice Brubaker and Reverend Dr. Eric Gill.
February First Friday Features Christina Henley and Western Doughty At Black Wall Street Gallery
In a recent conversation with Harvey Miller, also known as internationally acclaimed “DJ Speedy”, it was brought to my attention that one of the deputies involved in Miller’s incident was charged in 2014 of negligent manslaughter. The incident resulted in a federal lawsuit settled for $500,000 which will ultimately be paid with interest by the property taxes of area residents
“The Phoenix Development Council is doing its part in helping Tulsa reach its fullest potential by sharing positive aspects of visiting, living, working, playing and worshiping in North Tulsa,” said Tracie Chandler
the wind danced with me calling out names of grandmothers i had not known it was a small death laughed the rain drops you didn’t know it would be your last time flying home