In Black America Podcast: The Black Academy of Arts and Letters, Inc.
On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. speaks with Curtis L. King, founder and president of The Black Academy of Arts and Letters, Inc. of Dallas, TX. TBAAL is a multi-discipline cultural arts institution that creates and enhances awareness and understanding of artistic, cultural and aesthetic differences utilizing the framework of African-American Arts and Letters. Additionally, TBAALs’ purpose is to promote, foster, cultivate, perpetuate and preserve the Arts and Letters of African Americans in the Fine, Literary and Performing Arts.
Today, TBAAL is the only African American multi disciplined cultural arts organization housed inside a major urban convention center. Occupying 250,000 square feet of space in the Dallas Convention Center, which includes: The 1,750 seat Naomi Burton Theatre, Clarence Muse Cafe’ Theatre, and the James E. Kemp Art Gallery.