Arts & Culture

Art exhibit in Chadwick Boseman’s hometown honors legacy

By SARAH BLAKE MORGAN Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There’s a hole in Anderson, South Carolina. It opened suddenly…

Jacob Lawrence painting missing for 60 years rediscovered

A painting by American artist Jacob Lawrence that has not been seen in public for 60 years has been found…

‘Empire’ star Taraji P. Henson hailed for mental health work

“Empire” star Taraji P. Henson has enjoyed wealth, celebrity, a Golden Globe win and an Academy Award nomination. But behind…

Nina Simone’s North Carolina Childhood Home Will Be Protected Indefinitely

  Nina Simone’s childhood home, located in Tryon, North Carolina, will be indefinitely preserved through the advocacy organization Preservation North…

ARRAY Launches $250,000 Arts Fund, Providing Grants For Women And Minorities

Ava DuVernay’s foundation ARRAY Alliance has launched a $250,000 fund, providing grants for organizations such as independent film festivals who…

Remembering The Acclaimed Multimedia Artist, Curator, And Scholar David Driskell

The renowned African American artist, curator, and scholar David Driskell died at the age of 88 due to complications of…

Kiana Calder Is Helping Black Artists Get The Exposure They Deserve

Through her annual New York-based event The Unapologetic Art Expo, Kiana Calder provides Black artists with an essential platform to…

The “Dust My Broom” Exhibit Explores The Legacy of Artistic Traditions From The American South

Since September, the California African American Museum (CAAM) has been showcasing its largest selection of works by Southern vernacular artists…

High-tech Chicago exhibit puts visitors eye-to-eye with MLK

CHICAGO (AP) — Imagine being so close to Martin Luther King Jr. as he gives one of the world’s most…

Essence event affirms the power of black women in Hollywood

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Through laughs, tears and speeches that turned into sermons and affirmations, the overarching theme of…
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