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Sheilla Sheldone Charles, Kenya, Artist

Meet the 9-Year-Old Artist Who Draws Women Because ‘They Suffer’

by Christina Santi   Sep 12, 2018

Sheillah Sheldone Charles, 9, is a Kenyan artist, designer and model. She was profiled by BBC News Africa in August about her sophisticated art and interest... Read More

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A ‘Rebel Queen’ Gets her Due, Denmark Gets First Public Statue of a Black Woman

by Teddy Grant   Apr 02, 2018

Artists honored a black woman who led a labor revolt in the Caribbean over Danish colonialism in the Caribbean in 1878. A statue called... Read More

Dianne Smith

Artist Dianne Smith’s Powerful Tribute To Ntozake Shange’s Poem

by Erickka Sy Savané   Apr 04, 2017

If one were applying for a ‘Black woman’s card,’ familiarity with Ntozake Shange’s choreopoem, “for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow... Read More

South Central Los Angeles

In Our Cities: Photographer Tiffany Hobbs Finds Beauty in South Central LA

by Britni Danielle   Mar 23, 2017

Ice cube. Issa Rae. Crenshaw. Russell Westbrook. Boyz in the Hood. Each of these has one thing in common, and it’s not just that they’ve... Read More

Miles Regis

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

by Erickka Sy Savané   Feb 23, 2017

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

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   Feb 21, 2017

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

Black Creativity Gala: A  Night of Art and Innovation

Black Creativity Gala: A Night of Art and Innovation

by #teamEBONY   Jan 31, 2017

Watch: The Museum of Science and Industry held its annual Black Creativity Gala on Saturday and featured over 100 art works from Black artists from all over the country. Read More

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Meet Brandan “BMike” Odums, the New Orleans Artist Featured in ‘Queen Sugar’

by Brooke Obie   Oct 13, 2016

Throughout the premiere season of her hit OWN drama series Queen Sugar, director and executive producer Ava DuVernay has been hailed for shining a... Read More

photographers

Yes, Black Photographers Still Matter

by William Bryant Rozier   Oct 10, 2016

Starlight Photography has not budged from its spot in Fort Wayne, Indiana since ‘95, but owner William D. Miller, 57, still has to tell... Read More

Miles Davis

Next Level Badass: Miles Davis Exhibition

by #teamEBONY   Oct 05, 2016

An exhibit by Francine Turk that dives into the depths of the iconic artists' mind and music Read More