Paul Stephen Benjamin’s “Reinterpreting the Sound of Blackness.”
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The dark history of slave labor laces through the beautiful homes and lush garden squares of Savannah, Georgia. But inside the Telfair Museum’s Jepson Center for the Arts, contemporary African American creators are celebrated and revered. Two exhibits, “Carrie Mae Weems: Sea Islands Series, 1991-1992” and “Paul Stephen Benjamin: Reinterpreting the Sound of Blackness” offer intricate analysis of black culture.