Articles tagged with: Obama
Ed Garnes, founder of From Afros To Shelltoes, and Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Anthony David discuss President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, jessica care moore, and using his art as a teaching tool during this special Sweet Tea Ethics @Spelman College.
Jeff Chang and Brian Komar of the Center For American Progress teamed up for this new piece in The American Prospect, “Culture Before Politics”, making the case that progressives need to build the infrastructure to support cultural strategy and cultural organizing.
Edward M. Garnes Jr, founder of From Afros To Shelltoes and 2009 Atlanta Tribune Men Of Distinction, is featured in world renown artist Fahamu Pecou’s latest solo exhibition entitled Blak Presidential debuting at VOLTA 5, a cutting edge art fair taking place during Basel’s Art Week (Basel, Switzerland).
Everybody needs a soundtrack. I bet you Obama would bump these joints from Outkast, Marvin, Gaye, Erykah Badu, and Gil Scott Heron in his Presidential Caddy!
Obama is not as racially obscure as Justice Clarence Thomas or as radical as the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan. But, he occupies a curious public space where his “Blackness” is palatable across race and class fault lines.