The Underground Railroad is a well-known aspect of African American history. Slaves would follow the Drinking Gourd (the Big Dipper)… Read more Ticket to Freedom
The Negro Motorist Green Book, or Green Books as they were often referred to as, was used by Black families… Read more Follow the Map
Travel On is based of off Underground Railroad quilts, which were made by slaves to be used as signals for when it was time for them to leave. Each patten is a code that has a hidden message instructing those who want to escape.
This is me on my last day of working for the Smithsonian. Out of all the many jobs that… Read more Working in an Art Museum
Last month, as many people know, was Black History Month. In honor of that I created a Jacob Lawrence Project (link… Read more Jacob Lawrence Project Update
For Black History Month, I’ve decided to teach my students about Jacob Lawrence. He is one of my favorite artists… Read more Black History Month Art Lesson