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With 30 plus years in the industry and multiple nominations for her work, Carter's designs speak for themselves on and off the screen
Ruth E. Carter, the costume designer for Marvel’s Black Panther, will be honored with the Career Achievement Award at...
THESE TWO BLACK WOMEN JUST OPENED MINNESOTA’S FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Power Players
Tina Burnside and Coventry Cowens co-founded the museum which is the first of its kind in Minnesota.
The Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery has officially opened its doors in north Minneapolis. Its exhibits feature...
It’s Bigger Than a Hip Hop Exhibit: What the Controversy Around White Curators in Black Spaces Reveals Arts & Entertainment, Featured, IJS
Timothy Ann Burnside raises question about her curatorial position at the National Museum of African American History and Culture
It wasn’t breaking news, by any means: Timothy Ann Burnside, a Specialist in Curatorial Affairs at the National Museum...
Nick Cave’s Soundsuits Confront Racism With Radical Artistry [Video] Arts & Entertainment, Empowerment
An exhibition entitled “Here Hear” was previously on display at the Cranbrook Art Museum in Detroit, close to Cave’s alma mater.
Artist Nick Cave has caught public attention with his astounding “Soundsuits.” The Missouri native combines loud color and bold...
Malaysian Artist Uses Hijab To Look Like Disney Characters Arts & Entertainment
Instagram star looks like Disney characters with great make-up stills and creative hijab uses.
Instagram star and Malaysian artist, @queenofluna, uses her amazing make-up skills, the power of social media, and her hijab to...
Arkansas State University “Empower Her” Series Features Female Artists In The Campus Community For Women’s History Month Arts & Entertainment
The new program at their Multicultural Center hopes to allow the community a new medium for expression.
Arkansas State University is featuring women artists in their “Empower Her” series which will be going on throughout the...
Q-Tip Joins Kennedy Center as First Artistic Director of Hip-Hop Culture Series Arts & Entertainment
The rapper will curate a variety of events including poetry slams, interactive shows about b-boy competitions, emceeing, spoken word and live performances.
A Tribe Called Quest pioneer Q-Tip has joined the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., in...
ESSENCE Debuts #BlackGirlMagic Docuseries (Video) Arts & Entertainment
ESSENCE releases the first episode of its new series spotlighting notable women of color.
ESSENCE remains at the forefront of the newly emerged #BlackGirlMagic movement with the launch of its new video series...
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