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African American Life and Culture
House of Oosaala Productions | Film & Media Exploring the African and African Diaspora Experience
House of Oosaala Productions produces film and media that explore the African and African Diaspora experience, including Etu & Nago, the award-winning documentary by filmmaker Morenike Olabunmi.
Maple Sugar Child
Celebrating the African-American child.
Popular African American Sites
A valuable selection of popular African American web sites.
Pretty Brown Girl
These parents decided to respond to the challenges they had with their daughters relating to self-esteem and skintone. They made the Pretty Brown Girl dolls and products available to girls everywhere.
Wikipedia: Harriet Tubman
Article on the life of Harriet Tubman, African American abolitionist, also known as "Black Moses, "Grandma Moses," or "Moses of Her People." An escaped slave, she worked as a lumberjack, laundress, nurse, and cook. As an abolitionist, she acted as intelligence gatherer, refugee organizer, raid leader, nurse, and fundraiser, all as part of the struggle for liberation from slavery and racism.
Brooklyn Artists Speak
Artists in Brooklyn command a unique place in the world, and our borough hosts one of the highest concentrations of resident artists anywhere.
A website dedicated to collage art and those who make it. Various resources including bibliography, exhibition opportunities, workshop opportunities, and links to the websites of collage artists.
Dr. Cora Marshall
Cora Marshall is an African American woman educator and artist who does painting, mixed media, and video art.
Javaka Steptoe | Illustration & Fine Arts
The official site of award-winning children's book illustrator and artist Javaka Steptoe.
Jide Ojo - Afro Fine Arts
Jide Ojo is a Nigerian-born American artist, currently based in Brooklyn, NY. He holds a doctorate in Art and Art Education, and exhibits frequently in the New York City area and elsewhere.
JoAnne McFarland: Art & Poetry
Artist and poet JoAnne McFarland offers an intriguing combination of poetry, painting and collage on her site.
John Steptoe: Author & Illustrator
In his 20-year career, John Steptoe illustrated 16 picture books, 11 of which he also wrote. The American Library Association named two of his books Caldecott Honor Books, a prestigious award for children's book illustration. Mr. Steptoe also twice received the Coretta Scott King Award for Illustration.
Mark Blackshear Photography
Mark Blackshear Blackshear specializes in events, portraits, dance, music and fine art photography and contributed many of the images on the Vision Carriers website.
Original Artist: Carol Foy
Painter Carol Foy offers an intriguing vision, nurtured over a lifetime of artistic struggle and experience, expressed here through the medium of oil painting.
Welcome to the Creative World of Synthia Saint James
The official website of internationally known artist Synthia Saint James.
Astrology for Life
On this site, Ayesha Grice provides updated astrological forecasts, a cosmic look at what's happening in the news, some powerful prayers that can help the reader on the way, and other cosmic thoughts that bring a fresh perspective about our changing world.
Images & Illuminations
Images & Illuminations is a design studio offering solutions for print and web and focusing on the needs of publishers, theaters, galleries, museums and non-profits.
African Voices Magazine
African Voices provides opportunities for emerging artists of color to gain experiences and exposure. Many contributors have gone on to have their works published in Newsday, Black Enterprise, the Daily News, the New York Post, Black Elegance, The New York Times and literary anthologies. Some of the visual artists featured in the magazine have been chosen for art exhibitions and illustration assignments.
Lindamichellebaron's World of Rhythm and Rhyme
Visit Dr. Lindamichellebaron and her World of Rhythm and Rhyme, and discover the joy of poetry, storytelling, language and achievement.
Pen & Rose Press
Pen & Rose Press is the publishing arm of Pen & Rose Children's Book Writer's Group. Our mission is to promote, create and publish quality literature for young people.
Roro's Rainbow Communications
RoRo's Rainbow Communications is dedicated to bringing encouragement, inspiration and motivation to readers. These are truly "books for the heart and soul."
Award winning author and editor of over 12 books for adults and children focused on family, African-American history and women's issues.
Tia Imani Hanna | Jazz Violin & Vocals
The official site of jazz composer, violinist and vocalist Tia Imani Hanna.
Recommended Professional Services and Businesses
Cynthia Bullock VA: Your Virtual Hands
Cynthia Bullock, a gifted virtual assistant who specializes in internet marketing and social media, will free small business owners to run their businesses, not be run by their businesses.
Geechee Girl Natural Body Care
All-natural bath, shower and skin care products, Brooklyn style.
Alive! 55+ the Musical
ALIVE! is a moving musical testament to overcoming adversity and living victoriously at any age. Featuring solid gold singers 55 years and older. Soulful, emotional, funny, and powerful.
Mama, I Want to Sing: The Groundbreaking Black Musical
Mama, I Want to Sing, the longest running off-Broadway Black musical in American history, has played to hundreds of thousands of people of many cultures, races, and faiths, and touched the hearts of audiences around the world through its universal story and rousing music. Sample the music, revisit the memories, explore the history, connect with the past and the future of this groundbreaking show.
Mama Foundation for the Arts
Mama Foundation for the Arts brings gospel, blues, jazz and the R&B arts to Harlem, New York City and the world through musical theater, recordings and education.
Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee: The Official Site
The official site of Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, the famous husband and wife actors, producers, writers and activists.
The Billie Holiday Theatre
An independent non-profit theater specializing in African American dramatic arts, located in Brooklyn and celebrating its 38th anniversary season in 2009 - 2010.
Vy Higginsen: Pioneer, Producer, Publisher, Philanthropist
Vy Higginsen is a pioneer, producer, publisher and philanthropist bringing blues, jazz and the R&B arts to Harlem, New York City and the world through musical theater, recordings, publications and her famed Harlem school of music.
Ken Wydro: Man of the Theater:: Playwright, Lyricist, Director & Broadway Producer
The official site of Ken Wydro, a Broadway producer, playwright, director, lyricist and author.
We Are! - The Voices, Talent and Stories of Today's Generation
An entertaining and moving experience of people of all ages. We Are! was inspired by the Mama Foundation's Gospel for Teens program in Harlem.
| Updated 5/15/17