Arts & Culture

Artist Kehinde Wiley On What We Can Do With Offensive Art

NEW YORK (AP) — As the nation debates what to do with civic statues that glorify slavery and white supremacy,…

‘Black Ink’ Seeks To Change Negative Stereotypes Of Compton

COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — Danny “KP” Kilpatrick has inked tattoos for Diddy, Nas, Taraji P. Henson and numerous other stars,…

Devin T. Robinson X Will Perform His One-Man Show, ‘Black Men: Naked Truth’ In Atlanta

Historical ingredients for Black male representation in the media are as follows: Six dashes of Misunderstood but Violent Thug; one…

Pyer Moss Celebrates Black Culture With Fashion And Music

NEW YORK (AP) — There was a huge choir that veered from stirring, soaring gospel, then spit verses from Cardi…

Hilfiger Joins With Zendaya For Joyous ’70s Harlem Party

NEW YORK (AP) — Tommy Hilfiger never shies away from spectacle when it comes to his runway shows, and his…

Spirit Conjurer Louis Delsarte Celebrates 75 Years Of Creativity

Brooklyn-born renowned artist, Louis Delsarte, often referred to as The Spirit Conjurer celebrated his 75th birthday on September 1, 2019.…

Five Young Poets Each Receive Awards Of $25,000

NEW YORK (AP) — Five young poets, including a National Book Award winner, have each received prizes worth just over…

Honoring Its 50th Anniversary, ‘Soul Train’ Is Coming To Broadway In 2021

Soul Train, the celebrated music-dance variety television program that provided a platform for black artists from 1971 to 2006, is…

Finding Black Art In Unique Spaces Throughout New York

In the beginning of the summer’s heat, I headed down to New York for the first time. It would be…

Essence Fest Marks 25 Years Of Celebrating Black Culture

By CHEVEL JOHNSON Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Essence Festival, which draws thousands to New Orleans during the…
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