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10 Books To Help Children Learn About And Celebrate The Joy Of Kwanzaa

10 Books To Help Children Learn About And Celebrate The Joy Of Kwanzaa

Taking its name from the Swahili phrase “matunda ya kwanza” which translates to “fresh fruits,” Kwanzaa was created in 1966…
Affordable Black Art Prints For The Boho, Free-Spirited Black Girl

Affordable Black Art Prints For The Boho, Free-Spirited Black Girl

Art has the ability to transform a space in magical ways, adding a layer of rich creative expression to previously…
BlackFacts: Ken Granderson’s Ongoing Mission To Preserve Black History Through Utilizing Technology

BlackFacts: Ken Granderson’s Ongoing Mission To Preserve Black History Through Utilizing Technology

Ken Granderson, the CEO of BlackFacts.com, recently spoke at this year’s FUTURE:ADY Conference in Harlem, an annual event that prepares…
The Long, Hot Summer of Black Art

The Long, Hot Summer of Black Art

By Ron Mwangaguhunga Artists Collin Sekajugo and Acaye Kerunen sitting beneath the poster of their show “Radiance: They Dream In…
Misty Copeland’s BE BOLD Program Offers Free Ballet Classes To Black And Latino Children

Misty Copeland’s BE BOLD Program Offers Free Ballet Classes To Black And Latino Children

A free ballet class that Misty Copeland took when she was 13 years old led the ballerina to her abundant…
This Mother-Daughter Duo Creates Inspirational Back-To-School Items Featuring Black Art

This Mother-Daughter Duo Creates Inspirational Back-To-School Items Featuring Black Art

Chrishonda Benson has collaborated with her 9-year-old daughter Mariah to form a unique collection of back-to-school items with Black representation…
The International Black Writers Festival Is Returning To Howard After Nearly 40 Years

The International Black Writers Festival Is Returning To Howard After Nearly 40 Years

Howard University’s Moorland-Spingarn Research Center recently announced that the International Black Writers Festival is returning for the first time since…
Born Without Hands, Talented Artist Desmond Blair Creates Masterful Portraits

Born Without Hands, Talented Artist Desmond Blair Creates Masterful Portraits

Dallas-based artist Desmond Blair was born without hands due to a genetic mutation, but his disability never deterred him from…
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