Tag: Civil Rights

Untitled, c.1985 (gouache and paper collage on paper), Bearden, Romare Howard (1911-1988) / Private Collection / Photo © Christie's Images
Art, What's On

Top Art Exhibitions: July

This Summer, you can experience all the seasons with exhibitions on Arctic expeditions and Van Gogh’s seasonal works.  Besides weather, July sees a wide range of exhibitions opening up across the globe.  You can enjoy a history lesson in Feminist photography and art from the Civil Rights Movement or visit solo exhibitions dedicated to […]

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Culture, History

Black History Month

Observed annually in the US (in February) and the UK (in October), Black History Month remembers the pivotal events and pioneering individuals in the history of the world’s African diaspora. Our historical footage archive documents African-American civil rights campaigns, as well as communities and artists from throughout the 20th century. In […]

Black Panther Rally (b/w photo) / Underwood Archives/UIG / Bridgeman Images
Culture, History

BPP: The Black Panther Party

On October 15, 1966, American political activists Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale founded the Black Panther Party, a Black Nationalist and socialist organization. The main focus of this revolutionary group was monitoring the country’s police force and battling police brutality, specifically in Oakland, California. Though mainly recognized as being […]