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Nina M. McKinney

Nina M. McKinney is remembered on this date, born in 1912. She was an African American actress and entertainer; she was one of...

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Gas Clutch

  The Short Film Gas Clutch   Gas Clutch is dedicated to everyone and anyone who finds themselves in particular moments in life where the choices seem...

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Françoise Hardy

Françoise Hardy Study A pencil sketch study of Françoise Hardy by Chris Smith.    

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Story: From031

Urbane Muse Magazine features FROM031 Photographers are the record keepers of moments in time.  One of my processes in creating art is searching through archives...

Before The Dance

Art & Native American Culture Before The Dance “The month was September, and the fertile valley a beautiful sight, and inspiration for those who ply the...

The Reading Girl (A History of Paintings)

"If you were a blade of grass or a tiny flower I will pitch my tent in your shadow. Only your presence revives my withered heart. You...

Paying Homage With Black Shades Painting

  Chris Smith Black Shades Oil and Gold Leaf on Panel 36" x 48" See More Tributes by Chris Smith "BFF" & "Young and Strong" Songs in honor and remembrance of a brother https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atRLMLp3hbk https://vimeo.com/urbanemuse/youngstrong

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Hang out/Juke Box

In January of 1966, Martin Luther King Jr. moved into a dilapidated apartment at 1550 South Hamlin Avenue in the heart of the Chicago’s...

National Museum of African American History & Culture

The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history,...

Satchel Paige

The only change is that baseball has turned Paige from a second class citizen to a second class immortal. It is estimated that Leroy "Satchel"...

Paying Homage With Black Shades Painting

  Chris Smith Black Shades Oil and Gold Leaf on Panel 36" x 48" See More Tributes by Chris Smith "BFF" & "Young and Strong" Songs in honor and remembrance of a brother https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atRLMLp3hbk https://vimeo.com/urbanemuse/youngstrong

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Remembering Muhammed Ali

He took a few cups of love. He took one tablespoon of patience, One teaspoon of generosity, One pint of kindness. He took one quart of laughter, One pinch...