Original Black dolls may have been made with stuffed fabric or sticks and colored with dye or mud. Those dolls and others through the years were created as a way to embrace our cultural heritage and instill a sense of dignity. The 100 dolls currently on display were collected by sisters Ms. Grace E. DeLoatch (deceased) and Dr. Vasti DeLoach.Find out more »
An exhibition that examines how hopes of equality inspired many African Americans to enlist, the discouraging reality of the segregated noncombat roles given to black recruits, and the continuing fight for "Double Victory" that laid the groundwork for the Civil Rights Movement. The oral histories, profile panels, and artifacts, tell wartime stories of individual service members who took part in this extraordinary challenge. The centerpiece of the exhibition is an original eight-minute video about the Tuskegee Airmen.Find out more »
For Darrick Claiborne, a painting begins with a blank canvas or a computer screen. Typically, the paintings are created with acrylic paint on canvas. Darrick also creates digital paintings that are printed and converted to mixed media by applying acrylic paint, fabric, jewels, and oil pastel.Find out more »
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