MTM: Recommendations from artist Eulanda Sanders
You Are an ArtistView Catalog Entry
"More than 50 assignments, ideas, and prompts to expand your world and help you make outstanding new things to put into it Curator Sarah Urist Green left her office in the basement of an art museum to travel and visit a diverse range of artists, asking them to share prompts that relate to their own ways of working ... This book is for anyone who wants to make art, regardless of experience level. The only materials you'll need are what you already have on hand or can source for free.
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When Jackie Robinson signs a baseball contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, he becomes the first African American to play in the major leagues, and he must prove that his skills on the field, and not the color of his skin, is what matters most.
A Song Flung Up to HeavenView Catalog Entry
In a sixth memoir, the author and poet describes her return from Africa to the U.S., her work with the civil rights movement, and the writing of her first autobiographical work, "I know Why the Caged Bird Sings."
Kaffe Fassett: Dreaming in ColorView Catalog Entry
Chronicles the life of the famous fashion designer, from his childhood in Big Sur, California, to his time spent designing for such private clients as Lauren Bacall and Barbra Streisand.
Incidents in the Life of a Slave GirlView Catalog Entry
"Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is an autobiography by Harriet Jacobs, a young mother and fugitive slave. The book documents Jacobs' life as a slave and how she gained freedom for herself and her children. She explores the struggles and sexual abuse that slaves faced on plantations as well as their efforts to protect their families."--Provided by publisher.
The Heart of a WomanView Catalog Entry
Angelou's fourth autobiographical volume proceeds from her departure from California with her son, Guy, through her early years in Harlem and the civil-rights movement, to London and Cairo and the breakup of her marriage
Harriet TubmanView Catalog Entry
Examines the accomplishments of the ex-slave, who, after escaping from the South, risked her own life and freedom to save hundreds of others through the Underground Railroad and became an outspoken advocate for the abolition of slavery.
The Color PurpleView Catalog Entry
Set in the period between the world wars, this novel tells of two sisters, their trials, and their survival.