Tag: <span>artist</span>

A profile of James Weldon Johnson, composer of “Lift Every Voice and Sing” and prominent leader of the NAACP during the 1920s.

Black History Profile

If you’re interested in learning about an acclaimed photographer who was a successful fashion photographer but is most well known for his photo essays and portraits from during the Civil Rights Movement, then my Gordon Parks Black History Short is for you.

Black History Profile

A profile of Augusta Savage, a sculptor from the Harlem Renaissance whose studio and gallery helped to nurture upcoming Black artists.

Black History Profile

A profile of Miriam Makeba, a South African entertainer who was exiled for 30 years in retaliation for her speaking out against apartheid.

Black History Profile

A profile of Ernie Barnes, a professional football player who retired from sports and became a notable artist, creating the iconic “The Sugar Shack” painting.

Black History Profile