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In The Arts

Writing. Literature. Poetry. Short Stories. Novels. Graphic Novels. Science Fiction. Novellas. Music. Songs. Jazz. Hymnals. Gospel. Blues. Funk. Spirituals. Doo Wop. R&B. Hip-Hop. Rap. Neo-Soul. Rock and Roll. Ragtime. Visual Arts. Painting. Photography. Ceramics. Drawing. Sculpture. Printmaking. Design. Crafts. Video. Filmmaking. Architecture. Culinary Arts. Conceptual Art. Textile Arts. Quilting. Lace Making. Knitting. Sewing. Performing Arts. Comedy. Spoken Word. Grandma. Grand Ma. Grandmama. Grandmon. Gram. Grama. Gramma. Grammy. Gramommy. Grandmother. Nan. NeeNee. Ninny. NoNi. Bama. E’ma. Big Mama. Shuga Mama. Grama Shuga. Shug. Honey. Lola. Oma. Yaya. Gaga. Abuelita. Madea. M’dea. Madear. Muh’Dear. Ma’am. Mu. Muah. Muh. Ma. Mama. Momma. Mommy. Gran. Grand. Grands. Grand me’re. Grand Me’O. MeMa. Mamaw. Meemaw. Meema. Ma-Me. Mimi. MoMo. Nanan. Nana. Nanna. No’na. Gigi. GG. Glam-ma. Glammaw. G-Ma. G’Mama. Guardians of the Generations.

THE ARTS: DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST
4 months ago

THE ARTS: DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST

I haven’t watched “Daughters of the Dust” since it came out when I was in college in the early to mid 1990s. Julie Dash’s Daughters captured aspects of the …
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IN THE ARTS: MADEA IS TRUMP’S NEW COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
4 months ago

IN THE ARTS: MADEA IS TRUMP’S NEW COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Madea holds a press conference to announce she’s the new White House communications director.

In the Arts: Jay Z and Beyoncé’s Grandmothers Serve Us Up Lemonade
4 months ago

In the Arts: Jay Z and Beyoncé’s Grandmothers Serve Us Up Lemonade

Beyoncé recently covered one end of the life course with the recent release of her new “Freedom” video. The new video honors International Day of the Girl. In it girls …
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IN THE ARTS: One more spoon
5 months ago

IN THE ARTS: One more spoon

“One more spoon”, 1889. Oil on Canvas

© Harry Herman Roseland

https://www.encore-editions.com/artists/american-artists/african-american/harry-roseland/

 

In The Arts: Sunday Candy
5 months ago

In The Arts: Sunday Candy

Not everyone is fortunate enough to have a relationship with his or her grandmother that oozes with sweetness. Lots of things can get in the way of making this possible. …
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IN THE ARTS: “NO MIRRORS IN MY NANA’S HOUSE”
5 months ago

IN THE ARTS: “NO MIRRORS IN MY NANA’S HOUSE”

There were no mirrors in my Nana’s house, no mirrors in my Nana’s house. There were no mirrors in my Na’s house, no mirrors in my Nana’s house. And …
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In the Arts: Dear Anacia
5 months ago

In the Arts: Dear Anacia

Did the blue walls miss your touch Grandmother, when you came to visit or was it you who missed this little house crouched on the floor with a rag, your …
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In the Arts: Louise and Henry Evans
5 months ago

In the Arts: Louise and Henry Evans

Photographer Amy Millward shared a second photograph of grandma Louise Evans– Chris Sherrod’s grandmother. This is Ms. Evans and her son Dr. Henry Evans. Thank you Amy and the …
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IN THE ARTS: Chris and Louise
5 months ago

IN THE ARTS: Chris and Louise

Chris Sherrod and Amy Millward were gracious enough to share this photo from a recent shoot. Chris and his grandmother Louise Evans emit such JOY! This photo is everything!


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The Arts: Our Grandmothers
6 months ago

The Arts: Our Grandmothers

She lay, skin down on the moist dirt, The canebrake rustling with the whispers of leaves, and loud longing of hounds and the ransack of hunters crackling the near branches.


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