Wear Orange Day

Wear Orange Day is a national event to recognize gun violence survivors. In Houston, on June June 8 in 5th Ward’s Finnigan Park, a family-friendly day in the park invited the community out to participate in workshops, student performances, and Artivism Community Art’s community mural project.  The event featured a “Survivors’ Space” – an area…

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Bootleg Like Jazz Feature

In this episode titled Artivism – Artist, Entrepreneur and Author Schetauna discusses her new novel The Experimental City, the impact of Jean-Michel Basquiat on her work and her recent series such as What We Are Not Allowed To Express.

BSAM Houston Vendors

Part of the Black Future is supporting Black businesses. BSAM Houston had a wide variety of entrepreneurs offering their businesses as models for what the Black Future looks like.

Community Workshops and Home School

The community and Home School workshops brought long standing cultural pillars in the Houston community together to pass on knowledge of a lifetime to the next generation. The community workshops made up the fabric and atmosphere of the Curating Across Borders Project opening day. Whether it is the African Martial Arts Workshop offered by Fundi…

Community Mural

The community mural asks participants to engage in Andrinkra symbols

What We Are Not Allowed to Express

I had a moment earlier this year after Candice D’Meza offered a moving speech about #niawilson and #youoksis . She asked the simple question “Do we listen when Black women speak?” And at that time I knew the answer because I was crying tears of sadness and my heart and my head had nothing other…