Walker Art Center to survey the full career of American painter Jack Whitten
The Walker Art Center will present "Jack Whitten: Five Decades of Painting," the largest full-career retrospective of the American painter Jack Whitten at the Walker from September 13, 2015 through January 24, 2016 in the Target and Friedman Galleries.
The Griot Invasion of north Minneapolis at Bethune Park was successful through the tireless work of master storyteller, Nothando Zulu.
This actress, comedian and storyteller used stories to teach students about James Weldon Johnson's, "Creation," their African origins, lessons on the Middle Passage, African-American emancipation and the Civil Rights and the Black Lives Matter Movements.
The griot invasion of north Minneapolis happened Saturday, Aug. 22 at Bethune Park.
More than 300 people attended WE WIN Institute's Griot Festival, which was the latest branch on the tree of African cultural heritage and knowledge in Minnesota and beyond Africa. WE WIN utilized traditional African and African-American art forms to teach children and the community about the richness of African culture.
Simeon Rice: NFL great-turned-filmmaker talks about his directorial debut
Super Bowl Champion Simeon Rice is a four-time All-Pro and future Hall of Fame NFL player. Born on February 24, 1974, Simeon grew up in Roseland, Illinois, a small community on the South Side of Chicago. There, he attended Washington Elementary school, which is where he first discovered his talent for drawing.
BOOK REVIEW: "Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot"
"Advertising-fueled overconsumption. Crushing poverty. Resource wars. Climate chaos and unraveling ecosystems. An energy sector madly trying to power growth using any means necessary—from splitting atoms to fracking shale to decapitating mountains in search of coal.