Learn About The Works Of Artist & Activist Faith Ringgold

Faith Ringgold, Early Works #25, Self-Portrait (detail), 1965

This summer the National Museum of Women In The Arts in Washington, D.C. presents selected pieces from artist Faith Ringgold.  The exhibition American People, Black Light: Faith Ringgold’s Paintings of the 1960s will be on view from June 21–November 10, 2013. Ms. Ringgold painted flat, figural compositions that showed a decidedly female perspective of the nascent Civil Rights Movement during the 60’s. She moved into sculpted works in the 1970’s and what she’s referred to as “story quilts” in the 80’s.

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We Need To Honor Dorothy Height With More Than Just Words

Civil Rights pioneer Dr. Dorothy Height can finally rest as she moves on to glory. She has duly been credited for her participation in establishing that legislation but she has also been a fierce advocate for women and children. As the Chair of the National Council of Negro Womenn  and after sitting on the board of the YWCA her influence can been felt by many even if they are not aware of its impact.

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Magnificent Monday – She’s Geeky Follow-Up

Dear Readers: My current blogging schedule reflects the increased in-person relations and activities going on some of which is still percolating. I have lots of future exciting news to share!! Also, I have to complete my NaNoWrite Mo project. I attended the She’s Geeky un-Conference in DC last week and it’s been a whirlwind ever since! It’s all good though but I am tired ya’ll. I woke up sleepy this morning, lol. Anyhoo, before I get too sidetracked on Twitter discussing the American Music Awards and cheating celeb spouses (??) I need to do a blog post.

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