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Ghanaian Artist Reimagines Black Celebrities In Traditional African Dress And Its Pretty Awesome

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When 26 year old Ghanaian New York Artist Dennis Owusu-Ansah witnessed a friend being teased by a group of men for wearing kente cloth, he decided it could be an opportunity to educate. “I figured something must be done to change the perspective of people...

This Woman’s Powerful Painting Perfectly Illustrates the Lack of Justice for Black Victims In America

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Monday, a Cleveland grand jury decided not indict two police officers for the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice less than a week after we learned no one would be held accountable for the death of Sandra Bland. While both decisions were heartbreaking, they weren’t unexpected as...

Andrea Pippins’ New Hair Coloring Book “I Love My Hair” Is Perfection

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Andrea Pippins‘ “I Love My Hair: A Coloring Book Of Braids, Coils And Doodle Dos” is finally available and we couldn’t be more thrilled! The gorgeously illustrated pages complete with mesmerizing patterns and intricate details will fascinate and intrigue everyone from little girls with coils,...

Artist Paints Away Strong Black Woman Archetype with Watercolor

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Her pieces are a breath of fresh air.

Artist Mixes Kente Cloth and Klan Symbolism to Discuss Racism

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Paul Rucker’s newest art installation “Rewind” at the Baltimore Museum of Art isn’t just provocative, it provides commentary about today’s race relations. The installation includes media pieces that mix kente cloth and KKK attire and the artist says, it’s not just black history, but American history. From...

Are You Offended By These Paintings?

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The artist behind them says you shouldn't be.