The Great but Barely Known African American Photographer J P Ball

Black Photographer James Presley Ball like a lot of others made tremendous contributions to art and history but few know of him. by Lonnie Dawkins J.P. Ball at one time was considered the best photographer in the Cincinnati area and later one of the best and most successful in the nation, yet few people have ever heard of him. PriorContinue reading “The Great but Barely Known African American Photographer J P Ball”

Let her works praise her – Mary McLeod Bethune Statue – Lincoln Park, Washington, DC

By Lonnie Dawkins I have been fascinated by the works of Mary McLeod Bethune since I first read about her in high school. ¬†When I went to college in the 70s and we had a chance to name the building that housed our Black Student Union, it was Mary McLeod Bethune’s name that I pushedContinue reading “Let her works praise her – Mary McLeod Bethune Statue – Lincoln Park, Washington, DC”

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