Smithsonian Launches Kickstarter for ‘Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap’

Smithsonian Launches Kickstarter for ‘Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap’

by Shantell E. Jamison

The Smithsonian launched a 30-day Kickstarter campaign on Monday for its “Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap” exhibit to be housed at the National... Read More

Find Out What This Harvard Student Did to Graduate with Honors

Find Out What This Harvard Student Did to Graduate with Honors

by #teamEBONY

A Harvard University senior is feeling good after receiving an A-, and an honors degree for his debut rap album. Obasi Shaw is the... Read More

Gianni Lee

Art Talk With Creative Mastermind, Gianni Lee

by Diahann Williams

Clothing designer, DJ, artist, handsome fella...What can't this guy do? EBONY talks latest art ventures with Gianni Lee. Read More

Art Lifting: The Truth Behind That Michelle Obama Mural

Art Lifting: The Truth Behind That Michelle Obama Mural

by LaToya Cross

When a mural depicting former First Lady Michelle Obama as an Egyptian queen was unveiled on a bricked canvas in Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood, the... Read More

Black Women Leading the ‘Revolution’ with New Museum Exhibit

Black Women Leading the ‘Revolution’ with New Museum Exhibit

by #TeamEBONY

It’s no secret that Black women are often at the forefront of feminism in the United States, and now, The Brooklyn Museum’s latest exhibit will highlight... Read More

Emmett Till Painting Sparks Backlash and Powerful Protest

Emmett Till Painting Sparks Backlash and Powerful Protest

by #teamEBONY

Parker Bright, a Black artist has been standing in front of a painting called, “Open Casket” with the words “Black Death Spectacle” written on his... Read More

The Vibes of TLC are Heading to the U.K.

The Vibes of TLC are Heading to the U.K.

by #teamEBONY

It’s an exciting time for Chilli and T-Boz because the ladies of TLC are gearing up to release new music and for the first... Read More

Miles Regis

How Artist Miles Regis Is Sparking a Much-Needed Conversation on Race

by Erickka Sy Savané

If you haven’t heard of Los Angeles-based, Trinidad-born artist Miles Regis yet, you will. He learned to paint at age five, by watching his... Read More

Chicago On My Mind Exhibit: A Story of “Many Chicagos”

Chicago On My Mind Exhibit: A Story of “Many Chicagos”

by LaToya Cross

Chicago is a city of many colors and various realities. It’s rich in joy, trauma and an abundance of neighborhoods and communities with a... Read More

Artist Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle Explores Politics of the Female Body

Artist Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle Explores Politics of the Female Body

by LaToya Cross

Visual artist analyzes the politics and erasure of the Black Female Body and discusses upcoming exhibit. Read More