Holiday Delight in Atlanta

While in Atlanta for the holidays visiting family and friends, someone asked if I would decorate and stage their front lawn for Christmas. I’ve always loved holiday lights, so I said yes. The outcome included a lighted set of 4 life-sized deer, including 2 gift-filled sleighs. And since the yard was quite large, to transition …

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The Legacy of Galka Scheyer: The “Maven of Modernism”

In my research for my book, From Bauhaus | To Black Mountain, I'm gaining a more complete picture of the historical evolution of the modernist movement. There were many facets of modernism growing in tandem in Eastern and Western Europe, in the US, in parts of Africa, and in the Middle East. So while the …

Africa Remains Colonized

From my latest article "Africa Remains Colonized": A year ago when I decided to begin research for my book Beyond Oppression: Colonization and the Language of Heroes, I was thinking about how to write a cohesive narrative speaking to the colonization of American Indians, and Africans.  It didn’t take long for me to realize that …