Curation of loveliness
onlyondemairt:

assata shakur is welcome here.

onlyondemairt:

assata shakur is welcome here.

2dots:

Photography Spotlight: Eric Gyamfi

I love cinema/ travelling. I try to tell stories I would otherwise not have the confidence to say in words: some mine, others I’ve seen or heard growing up. It’s how I deal with my fears. - Eric Gyamfi

Eric Gyamfi: Tumblr

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theladybadass:

Rare footage of educator and civil rights leader, Mary McLeod Bethune (circa 1930s, 1940s)

*found in Prelinger Open Archives

rootsnbluesfestival:

Big Mama Thornton, Muddy Waters, James Cotton, Otis Span and others (1965) by Jim Marshall

rootsnbluesfestival:

Big Mama Thornton, Muddy Waters, James Cotton, Otis Span and others (1965) by Jim Marshall

imgltd:

Discover NY @BOMB Magazine and it’s excellent online content + cover archive [1981—?]

imgltd:

Discover NY @BOMB Magazine and it’s excellent online content + cover archive [1981—?]

art21:

"I don’t think that my work is actually effectively dealing with history. I think of my work as subsumed by history or consumed by history." —Kara Walker

New episode from Art21’s Exclusive series: An in-depth look at the creation of Kara Walker’s monumental public project for Creative Time, A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby (2014), at the Domino Sugar Factory in Brooklyn, NY.

WATCH: Kara Walker: “A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby”

IMAGES: Production stills from the Art21 Exclusive episode, Kara Walker: “A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby”. © Art21, Inc. 2014.

afrodiaspores:

"Tante," a mambo or elder in the Vodou tradition, in the Batey [sugar cane workers’ community] Isabela by Tino Soriano, 2001

In the Dominican Republic, lured by false promises of employment, Haitians end up working in the sugar cane harvest, also called “la zafra,” between December and June. They do it under working conditions that violate all international laws…

afrodiaspores:

"Tante," a mambo or elder in the Vodou tradition, in the Batey [sugar cane workers’ community] Isabela by Tino Soriano, 2001

In the Dominican Republic, lured by false promises of employment, Haitians end up working in the sugar cane harvest, also called “la zafra,” between December and June. They do it under working conditions that violate all international laws…

digitalimprints:

Daddy duties

digitalimprints:

Daddy duties

blackhistoryalbum:

"My recipe for life is not being afraid of myself, afraid of what I think or of my opinions."— Eartha Kit (with husband John William McDonald, 1960s)

blackhistoryalbum:

"My recipe for life is not being afraid of myself, afraid of what I think or of my opinions."

— Eartha Kit (with husband John William McDonald, 1960s)

sorryexcuseforsorry:

THE IMPORTANCE OF EACH OTHER (2014)

sorryexcuseforsorry:

THE IMPORTANCE OF EACH OTHER (2014)