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Photographer Nakeya Brown Explores Complexities and Politics of Black Hair

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My immediate reaction for seeing white women appropriating black hairstyles is that again, black women are the center of everything. — Photographer Nakeya Brown 27-year-old photographer Nakeya Brown is using her talents to explore the politics of Black hair. In an interview with The Cut,...

Disney Princesses from Frozen, Tarzan and Brave Reimagined As Black And Hispanic Women

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Julia, a 18-year-old artist from São Paulo, Brazil has created an amazing series of drawings of popular Disney princesses recreated as other ethnicities. In the Tumblr series, Elsa and Anna from “Frozen” are depicted as Black and Merida from “Brave” and Jane from “Tarzan” as Hispanic. Check out our...

6 Art Exercises To Help Boost Self-Esteem (From A Professional Art Therapist)

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Every day, we’re bombarded with so many ideas about who we should be and how to look and act that we often lose sight of who we truly are. We all struggle with self-acceptance every once in a while, and need to remind ourselves to...

Must See: Photographer Reimagines ‘Icons of the Bible’ As People of Color

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For over two millennia artists have been depicting biblical characters in sculptures, paintings, and on film. While many of the images we’ve seen have shown God, and especially Jesus, as blonde-haired and blue-eyed, this image could not be further from the truth. While the people...