Art of This World: Dwayne Rodgers and the Black Vernacular


Photographer Dwayne Rodgers did a collaborative project, Black Vernacular, in which people submitted photographs of their ancestors as part of a digital communal alter. Okayplayer interviewed him: “What is “The Black Vernacular” – what’s it all about? The Black Vernacular is a digital altar that I created in collaboration with friends from “real life,” Twitter […]

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W.E.B. Du Bois, Africana Studies and The Human Future


Dr Yaba A. Blay discusses colorism and black Identity within the context of global white supremacy in her lecture, “Whiteness and the Color Line…” Watch the other Temple University lectures here. The lectures included conversations on representation vs. self-determination, capitalism, neoliberalism and marxism, blackness and philosophy, social activism and social transformation, and Black Philadelphia.

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