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Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
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Black History
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
On Tremont Street in Lower Roxbury there is a building with a mural on it. It features the likeness of Frederick Douglass. Who was Frederick Douglass?
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‘Buy Me, Boston’
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Arts & Culture
‘Buy Me, Boston’
On October 24 local journalist and hip-hop historian Brian Coleman will debut his latest book “Buy Me Boston: Local Ads and Flyers Vol. 1.” The collection of over 390 color and black and white ads from Boston area newspapers provides a history of the city through the products being marketed to it.
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Ekua Holmes illustrations to be featured in two new books
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Arts & Culture
Ekua Holmes illustrations to be featured in two new books
Two new children’s books featuring illustrations by beloved Roxbury artist Ekua Holmes will be published in September: “The Stuff of Stars” and “What Do You Do With a Voice Like That? The Story of Extraordinary Congresswoman Barbara Jordan."
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Poet and artist Terrence Hayes reads from his book of sonnets
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Arts & Culture
Poet and artist Terrence Hayes reads from his book of sonnets
At Harvard Book Store in Cambridge last month, award-winning poet Terrance Hayes read selections from his latest book, “American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin.”
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5 Questions: Geoffrey Mark
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Arts & Culture
5 Questions: Geoffrey Mark
Bestselling author, Emmy Award winner and Grammy nominee Geoffrey Mark has diligently put together the ultimate “Ella” biography, covering not only her entire career with many never-before seen photos, interviews and anecdotes, but delivering  for the first time the true, untold story of Ella Fitzgerald — the woman.
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