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The 52nd NAACP Image Awards Are Bringing #BlackExcellence With Virtual Touch

The 2021 NAACP Image Awards celebrates the year’s best with a complete Virtual Experience.

The Culture List: Four Exciting Art Installations Celebrating Womanhood

Here are the top four culture events celebrating women and their art.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Just Gained 31 New Pieces from a Black Art Collector

Pamela J. Joyner just gifted African American works for the SFMOMA, plus more culture news from around the world.

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

In this reposted February 2017 article, visual artist Hinkle discusses her work analyzes the politics and erasure of the Black female body.

Sheilla Sheldone Charles, Kenya, Artist

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

Sheillah Sheldone Charles, 9, is a Kenyan artist, designer and model. She was profiled by BBC…

Black Woman, Mary Thomas, I am queen mary

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

Artists honored a black woman who led a labor revolt in the Caribbean over Danish…

Dianne Smith

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

If one were applying for a ‘Black woman’s card,’ familiarity with Ntozake Shange’s choreopoem, “for…

South Central Los Angeles

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

Ice cube. Issa Rae. Crenshaw. Russell Westbrook. Boyz in the Hood. Each of these has one…

Miles Regis

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

If you haven’t heard of Los Angeles-based, Trinidad-born artist Miles Regis yet, you will. He…

Black Creativity Gala: A Night of Art and Innovation

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.