blackgirlphresh:

tumblemesoftly:

freexone:

Aaron Douglas (1898-1979) was the Harlem Renaissance artist whose work best exemplified the ‘New Negro’ philosophy. He painted murals for public buildings and produced illustrations and cover designs for many black publications including The Crisis and Opportunity. In 1940 he moved to Nashville, Tennessee, where he founded the Art Department at Fisk University and taught for twenty nine years.

more on douglas here

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"Up! You mighty race, you can accomplish what you will."

Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr. (via thejoty)

(Source: godswithinus)

ausetkmt:

Langston Hughes & Horace Cayton circa 1947

ausetkmt:

Langston Hughes & Horace Cayton circa 1947

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