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This Painter Turned Black Women’s Natural Hair Into a Glorious Work of Art

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Painter Pierre Jean-Louis has a thing for Black hair. The Tri-state area artist regularly uses Black women and their gorgeous manes as inspiration for his work.   How I see her hair 😍 @_samantam #edit with Enlight app. A photo posted by Pierre Jean-Louis (@pierre_artista) on...

In Markus Prime’s ‘B.R.U.H.’ Black Women Are Badass Superheroes

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If you follow L.A.-based artist Markus Prime on Instagram then you already know he absolutely adores Black women. Prime regularly sketches Black women of every shade and body type, kicking ass and getting loved up in some super dope, often sexy NSFW ways. A huge comic book and...

Rape Survivor Does Dominatrix Photo Shoot at the Site of the Fraternity Where She Was Raped

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Karmenife Paulino is a 22-year-old graduate of Wesleyan University and during her freshman year at the college, she was raped. Paulino took that experience and made it a work of art in her new photo series “Reclamation.” The series was shot on various fraternities on...

This Artist’s Drawing of The Obamas Is Absolute Perfection

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We’ve been a fan of Nicholle Kobi’s art for a while now, but her recent drawing of the Obamas at the recent White House State Dinner is absolute perfection.  A photo posted by Nicholle Kobi יהוה עליון (@nichollekobi) on Mar 12, 2016 at 1:37pm PST Kobi, a...

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...