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Immersive Exhibition, “What Is Left Unspoken, Love” Opens In Atlanta

By Jannah Bolds
EIC, The Bold Opinion



Love is the most powerful emotion of the human experience. By experience, love is abundant, but by explanation, love becomes unexplainable, yet, understood.

What Is Left Unspoken, Love is a new, thematic exhibition curated by The High Museum of Art Atlanta that features nearly seventy contemporary artworks that examines the multitude of ways to express love. This latest installation explores Love’s nuance through self, community, romance, spirit, friendship and family.

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Celebrating Notable Black Figures Who Contributed to Atlanta Media & Journalism

By Jannah Bolds
EIC, The Bold Opinion



Recognizing those who paved the way for African American journalists.

Through decades of sharing truths and informing the public, black journalists have only been able to spread knowledge mainstream in the late 20th century. As a journalist from The South, it’s imperative that I reflect and pay homage to my professional predecessors, because without them, I would not stand where I am today.

Janis L. Ware

Janis Ware cofounded The Atlanta Voice in 1966 in the heat of the Civil Rights era in the southeast and continues to lead the organization for the well being of Atlanta’s community. She has continued The Atlanta Voice mission as a leader and provider of communal information.

Andre Moses White

In 1980, Andre White and his son founded The Georgia Sentinel, a progressive news outlet for Atlanta’s African American community. While building business in Atlanta, White became the President of the Auburn Avenue Merchants Association and re-established the Auburn Avenue Festival.

John B. Smith Sr.

John B. Smith Sr. was a publisher fo the Atlanta Inquirer and a leading voice for young Black voices during the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta. The Atlanta inquirer was a beacon of light for journalistic truth which pushed the city forward. This produced the integration of services, minority students into white schools, all in the absence of violence.

Bernard Shaw

An acclaimed journalist who was amongst the first group of anchors on CNN. Shaw covered groundbreaking stories including the death of Princess Diana, the Persian Gulf War, the Tiananmen Square revolt and more.

Sources

The Atlanta Inquirer
https://atlinq.com/celebration-of-life-for-john-b-smith-sr/

The Michigan Chronicle
https://michiganchronicle.com/2017/05/01/former-nnpa-chairman-and-publisher-of-atlanta-inquirer-john-b-smith-sr-mourned-my-masses/

Moses White Foundation
About our Founder
CNN https://www.cnn.com/2013/05/27/us/bernard-shaw-fast-facts/index.html The Atlanta Voice https://theatlantavoice.com/our-story/

Figuratively Speaking – Reflecting On Virgil Abloh’s “Figures of Speech” Exhibit

By Jannah Bolds
EIC, The Bold Opinion



Figures of speech are more than metaphors.

Virgil Abloh opened his latest installment of his “Figures of Speech” exhibit at The High Museum of Art Atlanta in November 2019. Although I feel that the majority of the flock attended for the limited edition merchandise, the exhibit served the public dynamic approaches to the artist’s current views of social society.

Heavily influenced by Virgil’s fashion, design, and music, Figures of Speech gave viewers a peek into his successful creative spectrum that is HE and OFF-White.

In honor of Virgil’s death on November 28th from a rare form of cancer, I created a video review of the exhibit when I was invited to the media preview that was available before the public. 

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