Arts & Culture

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…
‘Visible Man: Art and Black Male Subjectivity’

‘Visible Man: Art and Black Male Subjectivity’

"Visible Man" presents a compelling look at the complexity of Black males and masculinity through racial, cultural, and personal perspectives.
Lauren Haynes Is Hired As Leading Curator Of The Queens Museum

Lauren Haynes Is Hired As Leading Curator Of The Queens Museum

Lauren Haynes has been hired to serve as the director of curatorial affairs and programs at New York’s Queens Museum.
Review: Ntozake Shange’s ‘For Colored Girls’ Is Beautifully Reimagined On Broadway

Review: Ntozake Shange’s ‘For Colored Girls’ Is Beautifully Reimagined On Broadway

As of April 1st, Ntozake Shange’s treasured 1976 musical for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow…
Ariana DeBose Becomes First Queer Woman Of Color To Win An Oscar

Ariana DeBose Becomes First Queer Woman Of Color To Win An Oscar

At the 94th Academy Awards Ceremony, Ariana DeBose made history as the first openly queer woman of color to win…
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