Arts & Culture

Porsha Olayiwola’s Transparent Poetry About Blackness, Sexual Identity, And Body Image Deserves Your Attention

Boston’s newly appointed poet laureate, Porsha Olayiwola, has had quite the journey as a Black queer poet. In an interview…

Artist Kadir Nelson Celebrates Black American Heroes In New Picture Book

In a new picture book titled The Undefeated, artist Kadir Nelson brings Kwame Alexander’s “This One Is For Us” poem…

10 Stirring TED Talks By Black Women To Celebrate Women’s History Month

  For more than 30 years, TED Talks have granted a global audience with the opportunity to listen to a…

These Stunning ESSENCE Portraits Highlight Inspirational Black Women In Hollywood

During ESSENCE’s annual Black Women in Hollywood event, photographer Michael Rowe captured stunning portraits of powerful and inspiring Black women…

Black History Storyteller Carolyn Evans Performs As Sojourner Truth And Harriet Tubman On JARO’s Podcast

Carolyn Evans, a professional Black history storyteller and actress, is bridging the gap between generations by continuing the tradition of…

These Vibrant Posters Celebrate Women Role Models And Innovators In STEM

  Medium’s Nevertheless podcast, which is now approaching the end of its second season, celebrates various women who are revolutionizing…

Google Honors Sojourner Truth On The First Day Of Black History Month

Google celebrates the first day of Black History Month with an illustration honoring abolitionist Sojourner Truth. Created by Loveis Wise,…

A New Graphic Novel Celebrates The Elaborate History Of The Apollo

Celebrate the Apollo’s 85th anniversary with the newly released graphic novel “Showtime at the Apollo: The Story of Harlem’s World…

This Year’s Art Basel Will Focus More On Artists Of Color And Diversity

The highly attended Art Basel Miami Beach fair is occurring now through December 9th. This year, there is an exceptional…

Marcus Gardley’s ‘The House That Will Not Stand’ Historical Play Is Being Turned Into A Feature Film

Marcus Gardley’s award-winning historical play The House That Will Not Stand is on its way to becoming a full-length feature…
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