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Putting the Story Back in History

When I was in school, I did not do well in history class. I mean, I did well enough to pass, but I didn’t get why we needed the course. It was all names and dates of people and places that seemed to have no relevance to my life. Now that I’m older, I see […]

Vote for me – Small Business Grant

Hi everyone, I’ve been taking a break from blogging for a while. I am far more visual than I am wordy, so at times, I just focus on the images. There are┬ásome new ones I want to share with you, but first, I have something to tell you about. I recently applied for a small […]

Battling Unconscious Biases with Art

I may have mentioned this before but I love listening to podcasts. My list seems to grow every month as more, interesting series come to my attention. I stared listening to Radio Lab a few years ago and it was like my gateway drug. Podcasts allow me to insert information into my brain while I […]

Teaching at Girls Inc.

Afro Triangle is working with Girls Inc. to teach young girls about the women who have shaped our society and our world. History lessons meet art lessons.

Art Games Meet Historical Context

Good morning Afro Triangle Friends. This weekend I have been binge-watching Tac au Tac, a French TV show from the 70s. Famous cartoonists of the time get together to play all kinds of fun drawing games. There are no prizes, just the final picture. I have watched the following video over a dozen times. I […]

Awesome Podcasts – Part 1

Good morning Afro Triangle Friends. I’m getting a bit of a late start, but it’s the weekend, so I’m allowed. The opening for the Feminine Energy Art Exhibition went well last night. Not too many people came, but what we lacked in quantity, we made up for in quality. I had some great conversations with […]

Shirley Chisholm

  I may or may not be done with this painting, but I’ve been sitting on it for two weeks now, so I’m showing it to you. If you have any suggestions for how I could make it better, I’m all ears. Who was she? Shirley Chisholm was an American politician, educator and author who […]

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Who was she? Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a Suffragist, social activist, abolitionist and a prominent figure in the early women’s rights movement. In addition to fighting for women to get the vote in America, Stanton worked to secure parental and custody rights, property rights, employment and income rights, divorce, and birth control rights for women. […]

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