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Geeks and Heathens Episode 6: Evolution or Revolution

So my Child Genius and I have started a Podcast titled "Geeks and Heathens" where we talk about pop culture, art, music, and any random thing that we find interesting during the week.  On this week's episode 6 we have our first in studio guest, Charity "Cake" Hamidullah who is a tattoo artist, muralist and artist but really just an all around badass.  On this week's episode we are talking about the following random topics, lol. The Black Artist Community If You Could Start Your Own Country Matrix Resurrection Trailer Made In America 2021 Aaliyah on DSP's What are your top 3 RnB Classic Albums? You can subscribe on Apple Podcast, Spotify, Amazon Music or wherever Podcasts are played.  Let us know what you think.

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Art Inspiration: Faith Ringgold

  Here at Root Compass Modern Nomad we are currently obsessing over all things Faith Ringgold.  Her story quilts continue a tradition passed down in the Black community for decades.  Per her artist bio found on her website below and a few videos where you can learn from the artist in her own words. Faith Ringgold, born 1930 in Harlem, New York, is a painter, mixed media sculptor, performance artist, writer, teacher and lecturer. She received her B.S. and M.A. degrees in visual art from the City College of New York in 1955 and 1959. Professor Emeritus of Art at the University of California in San Diego, Ringgold has received 23 Honorary Doctorates. During the early 1960’s Ringgold traveled in Europe....

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