Junteenth: Celebrating the Bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln

Roy Harris 14th Symphony, also known as the “Bicentennial Symphony” premiered in Washington D.C., February 10-12, 1976 with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. It is the strongest musical statement on U.S. History, slavery, and race relations ever made by an American composer. The west coast premiere and first…

Singing Her Song: The Story of Hope Foye

“Singing Her Song: The Story of Hope Foye” Celebrating Black History Month 2008 was created by Union Bank as the sixth in a series of compact discs honoring distinguished African Americans. As president of LBCAA, John partnered with Union Bank Renaissance Branch and Union Bank corporate to present a live conversation and performance by soprano…

Journey to Black Mexico

LBCAA sponsored and John Malveaux organized 2008 African American History Month exhibit of Ron Wilkins “Journey to Black Mexico: A Photographic Discourse” at 2nd City Council Gallery and Performance Space. The exhibit presented images of Black slave descendants who mixed with indigenous and Spanish. Professor Ron Wilkins conducted a youth workshop titled “Developing and Sustaining…