African Americans in popular culture
Found in 235 Collections and/or Records:
Saxophonist Sylvester Kyner (also known as Sonny Red) spoke to the Black Experience in the Arts course on 9/19/1978 (2015-0002/RR207). Introduced by Hale Smith (who spells it K-I-N-E-R, Sonny Red spoke about the music he's been playing, the scene, plays music, and answers questions from the class.
Introduced by Leon Bailey, Mr. Lee provided some details about his background and the type of writing, the multiple media in which he writes and his preferences based on the amount of control he has over his writing.
Playwright Leslie Lee delivered a lecture on 9/29/1987 (2015-0002/RR214). Leslie Lee was an American playwright, director and professor of playwriting and screenwriting.
Linda Patton speaks to the Black Experience in the Arts class with performances by James Spruill and Georgette Leslie.
Painter and sculptor Andrew Lyght delivered his single lecture on 11/29/1983 (2015-0002/RR220). Andrew Lyght (born 1949 in Georgetown, Guyana) is a contemporary artist living in Kingston, New York. Lyght is a mixed media artist, often combining drawings, painterly elements, industrial objects, and sculptural wooden assemblages.
Television news and public affairs official Mildred McNeill lectured on 12/1/1987 (2015-0002/RR222) and 9/19/1989 (2015-0002/AC11).
Artist Evelyn Mitchell spoke on 2/27/1973 (2015-0002/RR223). Evelyn Mitchell shares her background in her discussion of African art.
Playwright and theater professor Loften Mitchell delivered 5 lectures over 11 years. Mitchell spoke on 2/2/1970 (2015-0002/RR224), 10/17/1972 (2015-0002/RR225), 10/8/1974 (2015-0002/RR226), 9/28/1976 (2015-0002/RR227) and lastly on 1/27/1981 (2015-0002/RR228). James Loften Mitchell (April 15, 1919 – May 14, 2001) was an American playwright and theatre historian who was part of the black American theatre movement of the 1960s.