Andrew Jackson Beard was an African American inventor, who introduced two improvements to the automatic railroad car coupler in 1897 and 1899, and was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in Akron, Ohio in 2006 for this achievement. Continue reading Profile: Andrew Jackson Beard (1849–1921)
Kahlil Davis is an American filmmaker. Joseph is known for creating “intellectually and emotionally dense short films” that center on the experience of African Americans in the United States. He was a 2017 Artadia Awardee. Continue reading Profile: Kahlil Joseph (1981-)
Lawrence Arthur Jones was a twentieth century African-American artist and printmaker.
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Ladi’Sasha Jones is a writer and curator from Harlem. Currently, she is the Sophie Davis Curatorial Fellow for Gender and Racial Parity at the Norton Museum of Art. Continue reading Profile: Ladi’Sasha Jones