Artistic Research On The Klu Klux Klan

Guest writer Amanda Brown visited with Deanna Bowen to learn about her popular exhibition, Traces In The Dark. Bowen’s work is an exploration/study of the Klu Klux Klan’s prevalence in American history. In exhibitions throughout North Eastern region making stops in prominent cities including Philadelphia and New York city, the work was foreign to me until Amanda shared she […]

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Marissa Alexander – In Her Own Words

Marissa Alexander spoke in an exclusive interview to Essence magazine writer Jeannine Amber (@Jamberstar) about heading to prison after an act of defense of her three children on July 31, 2010. A then 29-year old Alexander was in an abusive relationship with estranged-husband Rico Wade, but firing a warning shot landed her in prison for […]