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University of Wyoming African American & Diaspora Studies Migration Exhibit panel from Freedom House Museum The linoleum cut images in this series are cut by Sam Kerson. A Nigerienne woman and her baby daughter. By: Larba Birno Photo by: Carly Brantmeyer Badger Publishing Positive and up-lifting books to familiarize young children with African and Caribbean heritage and culture. Includes fact and fiction. Diaspora By: LE Giclee An authentic naming ceremony in the village of Ahwerase in the Akuapem area of Greater Accra. Our African Diaspora By: Synthia Saint James Nawlins Diaspora By: Allen Schmertzler Colours of the Diaspora These five women from Gauteng do their fast-paced, humorous and hard live performances. This group with few other female poets pushed theatre doors and cultivated audience with their floetry, poetry and slam without loosing sense of who they are. Nana’s Arms By: Synthia Saint James Circle of Promise By: LE Giclee Hot Basement By: Raquel Dowdy Diaspora By:Ayanna Jolivet McCloud African musical instruments Nigerian Yoruba Naming Ceremony Fatherhood By: LE Giclee The Mask By: Carl Owens Green, black, and red are the Garvey colors, after Marcus Garvey, a civil rights movement leader. If I recall correctly, he promoted the "returning to Africa" -- if not geographically, at least by "rediscovering" the ancestral heritage of Afro-Americans. Antonio Martins, 11 December 1997 The African American Unity Flag (AAUF) was designed by Mr. Vincent W. Paramore of Miami Florida. Meaning in brief: The Flag tells the history of a people who originated from Africa and found themselves in a new land stripped of their Religion, Culture, Language and History. It also memorializes black heroes and heroines known and unknown. The AAUF Serves to salute our continued progress for total freedom and equality. Jarig Bakker, 27 August 1999 The flag of the ”African American Flag House” Rick Wyatt, 3 December 2001 Chief Bolu Performs a naming ceremony Generations By: LE Giclee Mae Jamison The first female African American Astronaut Return of the Prodigal Son, 1967 by Romare Bearden Family Unity By: John Biggers Portrait of a woman with a cap By: Louis Mailou Jones Mecklenburg Autumn, 1981 By: Romare Bearden Colin Luther Powell 1937-, U.S. army general and government official, b. New York City, grad., City College (B.S., 1958); George Washington Univ. (M.A., 1969). The son of Jamaican immigrants, Powell was the first African American and the youngest person to chair (1989-93) the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the first African American to serve (2001-5) as secretary of state. Story Painter By: Jacob Lawrence The master tapper Savion Glover Jubilee By: John Biggers Mary Ann Shadd Cary Writer, educator, lawyer, abolitionist and the first black newspaperwoman in North America Dancing By: Jean Lacy Trinidadian American dancer, choreographer, and anthropologist Pearl Primus helped bring African American dance to the American stage. Her first major work, African Ceremonial, premiered in 1943 The Negro Looks Ahead By: James Richmond Barthé Marcus Garvey In just ten years following his emigration to the United States as a laborer in 1917, Marcus Garvey rose to lead the largest black organization in history Dancing in the Streets By: Jean Lacy Kwame Nkrumah (21 September 1909 - 27 April 1972), was an influential 20th century advocate of Pan-Africanism, and the leader of Ghana and its predecessor Hale Woodruff Panel Sojourner Truth (1797 – November 26, 1883) African-American abolitionist and women's rights.
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