Mar 09 – Mar 22, 2023
- Port of Harlem Exhibit Breaks Colonial Mode and Makes History
Hassoum Ceesay, Director General, National Centre for Arts and Culture in The Gambia, proclaimed, “This exhibit raises the museum’s standard to a new level.” The historic markers the exhibit crosses include Africanization, appearance, and internet presence. POHGEP created and donated the exhibit with funds bequeathed by POHGEP board member Kevin Turner, Esquire.
- Living While White in The Gambia
Ironically, Blacks living in majority White countries often give Scotland native Sheona Murray the blues about her living in Africa. Nevertheless, the unique racial dynamics of the Gambia are often lost on Blacks living abroad.
- 10 Tips to Take a Vacation for Less Than 500 Dollars
We talked to 7 people who all skipped town for at least 4 days in 2022 – for under $500 a person. Here are their travel tips for having a lot of fun for not a lot of money.
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Feb 09 – Feb 22, 2022
- The Debt Ceiling, Social Security and You
As the US debt ceiling talks walk toward center stage, so has talks on whether to cut Social Security payments, payments which 46 percent of African Americans rely on for more than 90 percent of their retirement income.
- Bars and Measures Doesn’t Miss a Beat
Whenever tensions between the brothers reach a boiling point over guilt/innocence, family upbringing, American politics in the Middle East, or the tenets of classical music verses jazz, they quickly revert to their passion for music and turn the scene to bebopping and rhythmic cadets before embracing until the next visit.
The 9th Annual Buffalo Soldiers Heritage Festival happens in Thomasville, GA at The Jack Hadley Black History Museum; Under Human Diversity, we added “A Black Woman with White Skin Struggles To Fit In With Society;" (pictured) The next Black Saturdays CO-OP and Farmers Market is Feb 18 in DC; and Under Young Adults, see Global Read Webinar Series - The Kaya Girl.
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Jan 26 – Feb 08, 2022
- Whitfield Lovell: Passages, USA Tour Starts
Now, the largest exhibition ever presented of Whitfield Lovell's work begins a national tour. After Boca Raton, Florida "Whitfield Lovell: Passages" will continue across six states throughout the American South and the Midwest.
- Inaugural George Washington Carver Day Celebration – February 1
Iowans will celebrate George Washington Carver Day for the first time February 1. Though not a state holiday, this represents only the third time in the state's history that a recognition day honoring an individual has been established. We provide a Zoom link to one of the celebrations. Artist credit: Jay Durrah.
- The Ultimate Guide to Buying and Selling Land in Ghana
Paul Boakye, based in London, has contributed to Port Of Harlem over the decades. He has bought and sold residences in Ghana. You will also find links to his other reports related to buying a home and living in the Black Star Republic.
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