OMCA Blog: Posts tagged "African American"

  • Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture exhibition catalog.
  • Ericka Huggins. Photo: Terry Lorant
  • Chinaka Hodge. Photo: Courtesy of the artist
    Genre-busting artists Chinaka Hodge and Hank Willis Thomas are among the contemporary contributors to All Power to the People: Black Panthers at 50. Hodge is a poet, playwright, screenwriter, and educator whose work on racial injustice, identity, and gentrification has earned her national acclaim. Thomas’ expansive art pieces address pop culture depictions of African Americans, racial violence, and civil rights. Here, they converse about how the Black Panther movement has influenced them.
  • Rue Mapp, founder of Outdoor Afro, in Redwood Regional Park. Photo: Terry Lorant
  • Pigeons, robins, and finches are certainly no strangers to city dwellers. But when talk turns to bird conservation, most of the attention tends to be paid to the more exotic—or at least less common—avian species than to our own urban neighbors.