REF: Portrait of Aubré Maynard by Yun Gee

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month, the Museum of the City of New York is exhibiting a portrait of Dr. Aubré de Lambert Maynard, by artist Yun Gee. Dr. Maynard is best remembered today for his role in helping to save Dr. King life’s after an assassination attempt in […]

via Profiles in Freedom: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Dr. Aubre Maynard, and Yun Gee — MCNY Blog: New York Stories

John W. Mosley’s Mid-20th Century Photos of Black Philadelphia 

Check out @hyperallergic’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/hyperallergic/status/813744006114971648?s=09

DIGITAL: First Blacks in the Americas: The African Presence in The Dominican Republic — African Diaspora, Ph.D.

New Digital Project: First Blacks in the Americas:

via DIGITAL: First Blacks in the Americas: The African Presence in The Dominican Republic — African Diaspora, Ph.D.

Marvel celebrates fifty years of Black Panther at NYCC — Dark Matters

LINK: “I can’t believe we were publishing this in 1973!”

via Marvel celebrates fifty years of Black Panther at NYCC — Dark Matters

Ed Smith: The Untold Story Of A Black Video Game Pioneer

Profile: J. A. Rodgers, Historian

by Patrick Vernon After my recent article on the absence of black historians and the growing network of independent black scholars, I felt I wanted to share one of my personal heroes who embodies the characteristics and challenges that black historians face today. This year is the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Joel Augustus Rogers, […]

via Celebrating the life and times of J A Rogers – one of the leading Black historians of all time — Media Diversified

Zwarte Piet is a product of the Netherlands’ long involvement in the slave trade — Media Diversified

by Karen Williams The first time that I saw a photograph of the Zwarte Piet celebrations in the Netherlands, the door to questions of slavery in my own life swung wide open. There – right there – looking back at me was the representation of my personal history, and the long history of Dutch slavery […]

via Zwarte Piet is a product of the Netherlands’ long involvement in the slave trade — Media Diversified

Review of Early Photography and the Making of Black Identity

http://www.caareviews.org/reviews/2551#.VvSWoMtlBnF

On Five Car Stud by Ed Kienhilz

Review of Kienholz’s work, including the important anti-racist installation of 1969-72,
Five-Car Stud

Resource Directory for Diversity Practices launched by CAA

About the Directory

The Resource Directory for Diversity Practices, compiled by CAA’s Committee on Diversity Practices,
provides a range of materials that is useful for incorporating issues
about diversity in its various forms into the classroom. The directory
offers, as a starting point, a fraction of the myriad available
documents addressing topics related to diversity, including ethnicity,
race, gender, sexuality, disability, and aging. Areas for additional
resources include language, religion, and socioeconomic class.

http://www.collegeart.org/diversity/