Embodying Black Elegance: Vanilla Beane (1919-2022)

October 27, 2022

Vanilla Beane, known as “D.C.’s Hat Lady,” died October 23 at a Washington, D.C., hospital at the age of 103. While her name alone preceded her, Beane’s life was as […]

Breonna Taylor Portrait Featured in New Exhibit “Reckoning”

September 12, 2021

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) opens its latest exhibition, “Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.,” in its newly redesigned Visual Art and the American Experience gallery Sept. […]