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Arts & Culture Spotlight: art focus
Think American arts and think African American: Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man, Duke Ellington's "Mood Indigo," Jacob Lawrence's "Migration of the Negro." Artistic works by African Americans have revolutionized the American arts scene and given the cultural face America shows the outside world its verve and vigor.
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Find out the meaning behind Romare Bearden's painting After Church.
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Quilts as Code
From Talk of the Nation

"Boondocks" Cartoonist
From The Tavis Smiley Show

80 Years of James Baldwin
From The Tavis Smiley Show

The Blues
A multimedia celebration

Brothermen
Interpreting the African American experience

Sweet Old Song
One couple's art and music legacy

People Power
Dance with Alvin Ailey.
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