Annual Black History Community Meeting

ByRyan Pierce, Chair, SWNA History Task Force This year’s meeting promises to provide an educational and inspiring experience looking at the important stories and contributions of neighborhood residents. Arranged by Thelma Jones of the Black History Sub-committee, this meeting will feature Mr. Craig Syphax, descendant of the prominent Southwest family, and Mr. Benjamin Sands, a […]

Tradition and Modern Technology Showcase Human Complexity in Heroes: Principles of African Greatness

By Sheila Wickouski Traditions come together with modern technology to tell the stories behind the men and women featured in Heroes: Principles of African Greatness at the National Museum of African Art. This dynamic exhibition of classical and contemporary works links each work of art with a historic African, a “hero in history,” and a […]