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The Great Migration

The Great Migration is a critically important aspect of American history that must be understood if we are to make any sense whatsoever of the current state of race relations. The following map depicts a specifically delineated, defined transfer of African Americans from the South to the Northeast, the upper Midwest and West.

The Great Migration

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St. Louis International Film Festival

Bob recommends seeing as many of the following six documentaries being shown this month as a part of the SLIFF (St. Louis International Film Festival) program this fall.

You can download the schedule of documentaries being shown by clicking this text.

• Saturday November 10, 1:15 PM, Plaza Frontenac: BETTING THE FARM

Betting the Farm

Betting the Farm



• Sunday November 11, 4 PM, Tivoli: GETTING UP: THE TEMPT ONE STORY

Getting Up

Getting Up



• Wednesday November 14, 7 PM, Hi-Pointe: ENVISIONING HOME

Envisioning Home

Envisioning Home



• Thursday November 15, 7:15 PM, Tivoli: THE PREP SCHOOL NEGRO

Prep School Negro

Prep School Negro



• Friday November 16, 6:30 PM, Wash U / Brown School: DIGNITY HARBOR

Dignity Harbor

Dignity Harbor



• Saturday November 17, 12 noon, Wash U / Brown School: THE SECOND EXECUTION OF ROMELL BROOM

The Second Execution of Romell Broom

The Second Execution of Romell Broom


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Eames: How to work with conviction and enthusiasm

One of the most impressive scribbles to come from Charles Eames was a sort of Ven diagram which describes the intersection of a designer’s interests, a client’s desires and society’s concerns as the locus for a designer to work with conviction and enthusiasm:

 

Charles Eames’ diagram showing the intersection of designer, client and society’s interests.

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Architectural themes in Fritz Lang’s Metropolis of 1927

Following are two movie posters, a series of film stills and two images depicting the construction of the city.

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Drycleaning for the unemployed

Generosity, kindness and empathy. We need more of these in the world.

A friend of mine posted this on their Facebook page. I don’t know the original of the photograph.

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