Monthly Archives February 2016

Remarks by the President at 2016 Black History Month Reception

Remarks by the President at 2016 Black History Month Reception

For Immediate Release
February 18, 2016
East Room
4:51 P.M. EST

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Oliver W. Harrington

Oliver W. Harrington

The Museum Of UnCut Funk pays tribute to Oliver Wendell Harrington’s Dark Laughter comic strip series.

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Garifuna Food and Culture in Harlem

Garifuna Food and Culture in Harlem

All Black communities living on the Caribbean coast of Central America are called Garifuna or Black Carib, or as they refer to themselves, Garinagu. The Garinagu are the descendants of Caribs Indians and African Slaves. The Museum Of UnCut Funk and Cafe 70 celebrates the Garifuna feast.

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Firsts Press Release – Indiana

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Firsts Press Release – Indiana

Funky Turns 40 Art Exhibit At Black Cultural Center

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The Lost Cookbooks Of Black Chefs

The Lost Cookbooks Of Black Chefs

Of the 100,000+ recipe collections published over hundreds of years of American history through the end of the 20th century, only 200 or so have been credited to black cooks and writers.

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Harlem’s Culinary History

Harlem’s Culinary History

Alvin Starks gestured broadly as he spoke. He was standing in a gallery space in Harlem at the Schomburg Center, a research unit of the New York Public Library. Starks is the Director of Strategic Initiatives for the Schomburg, the leading research facility devoted to black culture. “The Schomburg is trying to take its material… and put it out,” he said, turning his palms outward and extending his arms, with a wide smile.

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Press Release – Pensacola

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Press Release – Pensacola

The PMA gets Funky with New February Exhibit
Funky Turns Forty
February 23rd-April 9th

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