SWNA to Honor Media Arts and Scholarship at Annual Black History Program

By Southwester Staff  The Southwest Neighborhood Assembly History Task Force (SWNA HTF) cordially invites you to our 2021 Virtual Annual Black History Program on Monday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m., via Zoom. The 2021 Black History theme is “The Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity.”   Established by the Association for the Study of African American […]

Poetry

Angry Black Hair By Autumn Risbrook Let me just start off by saying thank you for loving my hair I know it’s so fluffy and coily and beautiful And I just needed to say that because I’m a little tired of having it tugged and pulled on by others who are not my mother because as you […]

Light Up Southwest is Back

By Mike Goodman Once again, the Southwest Business Improvement District (SWBID) brings the “Light Up Southwest” competition back to the neighborhood. Decorate your home or business for the holidays and you could win a $50 gift card to a neighborhood restaurant, or retailers will win a free ad in The Southwester.  Participation categories for the […]

African Art in Fragments of Time and Gold

By Southwester Staff Rich with archeological treasures of enduring artistic beauty, the exhibit Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture, and Exchange across Medieval Saharan Africa at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, is filled with delights to behold. Covering the period from the beginning of Islam in the seventh century to the […]