The Obsidian Collection goes across the pond to work with a group of Black female photographers in London, UK. This conversation is with the founder of this group with a membership of over 400 Black women and their joining the Obsidian Collection Archives. To Learn MoreVisit: https://ukbftog.com/
Oct 6, 2022
On the heels of the Civil Rights Movement, the riots of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois and the assassinations of too many Black leaders, the Black community decided it was important to come together and create their OWN platform for Black people in America. Over 10,000 Black people met in Gary, Indiana. The rest is history.
Jul 29, 2022
In 1966, MLK was invited to Chicago by the local Black Clergy to support their efforts for improved housing and better living conditions. The challenges were many but so were the rewards. Hermene Hartman owns some rare images of this event. They were taken by famed photographer, John Tweetle. The stories told surrounding the visit are riveting.
Jun 8, 2022