Black Culture Celebrated

SDCC’s blog highlighting the phenomenal creativity found throughout the African Diaspora.

Freedman’s Memorial: A Place for Healing

How does an artist design a space that recognizes the victims of racial violence yet promotes healing? Is it even...

Race to Kindness Free Book Fair

On Oct. 23rd the South Dallas Cultural Center hosted the Race to Kindness book fair with 11 year old and...

Nitashia Johnson is Honoring the South Dallas Community

The Beauty of South Dallas was a pilot project created by multimedia artist Nitashia Johnson during the inaugural Juanita J....

Why Dallas Should Preserve the Juanita J. Craft Civil Rights House

Juanita J. Craft, one of Dallas´ most significant civil rights figures and the second African American woman to serve on...

Habari Gani: A Guide to Kwanzaa

Habari Gani: A Guide to Kwanzaa

In 1966, Dr. Maulana Karenga, the Chair and Advisor of Africana Studies at California State University – Long Beach, created...

A Look At Protest Art with Dr. Kelli Morgan

A Look At Protest Art with Dr. Kelli Morgan

Historian, curator, and Black Art in America Scholar in Residence, Dr. Kelli Morgan, examines a few of her favorite protest...

Special Screening of Films by Zeinabu irene Davis

Special Screening of Films by Zeinabu irene Davis

Scribe Video Center is hosting a three-day virtual screening of works by filmmaker, Zeinabu irene Davis. Davis is an accomplished...

A Window In: Michael Ray Charles

A Window In: Michael Ray Charles

Michael Ray Charles is a painter whose work investigates the legacy of historic racial stereotypes of Black Americans. Caricatures and...

Take a Look at Chesley Antoinette’s “Tignon”

Take a Look at Chesley Antoinette’s “Tignon”

Conceptual artist and educator, Chesley Antoinette, debuted her striking exhibition, Tignon, at the South Dallas Cultural Center in Fall 2018....

An Examination of the Poignancy of Black Portraiture

An Examination of the Poignancy of Black Portraiture

But are artists really thinking about our times and reflecting that in the work? Why aren’t artists making art that...

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