Painting protests and pandemic: From canvas to masks

It’s not folk art, but Tedism. It is the unique style of art and storytelling by Ted Ellis. For nearly 30 years, Ellis’ art unfolds and celebrates the traditional values of Black culture and lifestyle. He has beautifully captured that lifestyle on large canvas and prints. In the energy of this year’s drastic lifestyle changes for … Continue reading

Douglass statue revealed appropriately on Freedom Day

On today–what is known as Freedom Day or Juneteenth– a Frederick Douglass statue was revealed in the Capitol Visitor Center, which honors his heroic fight for freedom.