Remembering Adele C Johnson

Image provided by the Richmond Times Dispatch Original Article Located in the Richmond Free Press   Adele C. Johnson pushed to ensure the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia lived up to its name during her four-year tenure as executive director. From concerts to lectures and exhibits, Ms. Johnson led her small staff

Remembering Miriam Esther Jiménez Román

Miriam Esther Jiménez Román June 11, 1951 – August 6, 2020 Obituary – Provided by Miriam E. Jiménez Román, the Puerto Rican archivist, social theorist, scholar, lecturer, writer, editor, and invaluable mentor to generations of young academics, activists, and artists exploring the African diaspora in the Caribbean, Latin America, and the United States, passed

Remembering David Driskell

Distinguished University Professor revolutionized the field of African American art through his scholarship, innovation and humanity. Obituary provided by: David C. Driskell, the legendary artist and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland (UMD) recognized worldwide for his scholarship and expertise in African American art, passed away on Wednesday from complications of COVID-19.

Passing of AAAM Legend William (Bill) Billingsley

William H. Billingsley December 30, 1945 – November 7, 2017 Life Legacy William H. “Jun” Billingsley Jr., age 71, passed away Tuesday November 7, 2017 in Xenia, Ohio. Bill was born December 30, 1945 in Martel, Tennessee the son of the late William Billingsley Sr. and Dorothy (Cochraham) Billingsley. Along with his parents Bill is