Arts & Culture

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…

Shop: BLK MKT Vintage Celebrates And Examines Black Culture Throughout The Decades

For Black History Month, we’re highlighting impressive Black-owned businesses that should be on your radar.  BLK MKT Vintage, located in…

Reflections On Kobe Bryant’s Award-Winning Film ‘Dear Basketball’

As we remember Kobe Bryant in the days following his tragic death, we’re revisiting the art that the basketball legend…

Howard University Is Gifted An Impressive Collection Of African American Art, Worth Over $2.5 Million

Howard University is being gifted a highly valuable and coveted collection of African American art from Patricia Turner Walters, the…

Patrisse Cullors Designs An Online MFA Program Combining Art And Social Justice

Patrisse Cullors, the co-founder of Black Lives Matter, will lead a new online MFA program at Prescott College that merges…

How The Baltimore Museum of Art Is Giving Female Artists Their Due In 2020

In 2020, the Baltimore Museum of Art will pour all of its resources into only purchasing artwork created by female-identifying…

Grammy-winner Anderson .Paak supports hometown arts center

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — Rapper and singer Anderson .Paak is lending his support to an arts center facing closure in…

Meet The Mother-Daughter Duo Making Broadway History This Holiday Season

LaChanze and Celia Rose Gooding are making history by becoming the first mother-daughter duo to perform on Broadway at the…

Solange Becomes First Recipient Of Lena Horne Prize For Artists Creating Social Change

NEW YORK (AP) — Lena Horne was a fierce advocate for civil rights in her later years, but that part…

Kenya Barris On The Innovation Behind Kid Cudi’s Joint Album And Netflix Series

This past summer, Kid Cudi announced that his newest project, Entergalactic, will be released in 2020. The cutting-edge album will…
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