I fell in love with Bernie Casey when I saw the film Cleopatra Jones. I have been a fan every since. I hope you will enjoy our tribute to Bernie and his contributions to the film industry.
The Museum Of UnCut Funk celebrates the contributions of Africans and their culinary expertise during slavery. This article was written by Karen Pinchin for National Geographic.
Speed Jaxon was a WWII-era comic strip by Pol Curi aka Jay Jackson that ran in Black newspapers like the Chicago Defender. The focus of Speeds character was on wartime adventures with a message of inclusion and equality.
The young brothers marching under the word VIBE in the above image remind me of the days when I would visit my great grandmother in Harlem. I would see these young men marching in meticulous formation, dressed to the 9’s in their dark suits and bow ties. My grandfather would later tell me “those young men were from Temple Number 7” as it was known back in the day. The Museum Of UnCut Funk welcomes the art of Salaam Muhammad.
We are busy getting our traveling exhibitions booked in museums around the country. There are more exhibitions to come, so stay tuned! We have reached a major milestone…drumroll from the funky drummer please…we have surpassed the quarter of a million mark…284,976 people have seen one of our funky Black history traveling exhibitions to date!!!
The Museum Of UnCut Funk recently sat down with Felicia Lee from the New York Times for an interview about all things funky!
FanBros reporter Maya Davis met the Museum Of UnCut Funk at the Schomburg Center For Research In Black Culture to see the Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Exhibition and interview the Curators. Her review is below.
Review all of the press coverage received to date for the Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Exhibition National Museum Tour.
Tracie Strahan interviewed Sista ToFunky about the Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Exhibition Tour for the WNBC-4 Public Affairs program Positively Black.
President Barack Obama is definitely doing it his way in his second term. Think he cares if his haters can’t take a joke…got news for ya, he’s laughin’ at ya.
During the tenure of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama I can definitely say there has been a whole lot more SOUL up in the people’s house…
Last night was a historical one for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). Headed by Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the first African-American to hold the position, diversity was exemplary at the Oscars. Hosted by the Fabulous Ellen DeGeneres, the list of winners and nominees was multi-cultural as well as valid, in that they made poignant statements regarding sexual; age; gender; class; and racial discrimination. This was the best thing about the winners and nominees of this year’s ceremony.
Queen of Diamonds appeared in Spidey Super Stories #23, June 1977. She was created by Janet Gari and Winslow Mortimer based on the Electric Company script by Tom Whedon.