By Cowgirl Candace | Photos by Kevin Dantes Innovation in beauty and hair became a recurring trend at the United States’ largest professional trade and multicultural beauty show Feb. 8 through 10. Bronner Bros. International Beauty Show — known as the “Black Hairstylists Fashion Week” — featured everything from magnetic lashes and new barbering precision […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Originally published on AV Their hands morph into talking, singing, dancing mop heads. Using recycled materials, African-American puppeteers Greg Hunter and Jimmica Collins know how to command a performance stage, capturing kids’ and their parents’ hearts with each gesture. It’s literally all in the hands, too. “The process starts with the […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Originally published for Black Farmers’ Network Semi-trailers, pickups and cars dart along the same path early 20th-century cotton wagons trundled to make gin deliveries. Scenic Hometown Hwy 27 — originally known as State Route 1 — in West Georgia was once known as a prominent drop off point for the cash […]
One of the largest museums in the Southeast, The Columbus Museum houses both American and regional history through temporary exhibitions to permanent collections. The 1912-built Mediterranean Revival house opened to the public during 1953 and has for decades shared fine art and American Indian artifacts with guests from around the globe. The now 89,000-square-foot building […]
Country Western wandering throughout Georgia is one of my primary pastimes. The more history I learn about local communities, the more I appreciate the land and my rural roots. Pit stopping at The Columbus Museum during October, I extended my small-town research to understand how the area known as the Lower Chattahoochee River Valley formed. […]
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