Black History Resource List Feb 2020

Resource: Black Dance Magazine

Creator: Norma Porter, Founding Publisher and Editor

Description: Black Dance Magazine (BDM) is a magazine highlighting the contributions and exploring the issues facing dancers of color through original news, feature, career and industry content.

https://www.blackdancemag.org/


Resource: The International Association of Blacks in Dance

Creator:Joan Myers Brown

Description: The vision is for dance, by people of African ancestry of origin, to be revered, respected, and preserved in the consciousness and cultural institutions of all people. The International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD) preserves and promotes dance by people of African ancestry of origin, and assists and increases opportunities for artists in advocacy, audience development, education, funding, networking, performance, philosophical dialogue, and touring

https://www.iabdassociation.org/


Resource: Dancing While Black

Creator:Angela's Pulse

Description: DANCING WHILE BLACK is an artist-led initiative that supports the diverse work of Black dance artists by cultivating platforms for process, performance, dialogue and documentation. We bring the voices of black dance artists from the periphery to the center, providing opportunities to self-determine the languages and lenses that define their work

http://angelaspulse.org/


Resource: The Black Dancing Body

Creator: Brenda Dixon Gottschild

Description: What is the essence of black dance in America? To answer that question, Brenda Dixon Gottschild maps an unorthodox 'geography', the geography of the black dancing body, to show the central place black dance has in American culture.