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Firsthand Account of Atlantic Slave Trade by Last Known Captive to be Published in Book by Zora Neale Hurston

Literary legend Zora Neale Hurston has a posthumous book on the way and it’s certainly one we’ll all want to get our hands on. Sometime during the 1930s she located and interviewed Cudjo Lewis, the last surviving captive who was aboard the last slave ship from Africa to America. The interviews, which predate the writing…

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Solange Celebrates The Life & Legacy Of Zora Neale Hurston On New BBC Segment

Recently, our own Solange took time out to celebrate the life and legacy of the acclaimed renaissance woman and author Zora Neale Hurtston, considered to be one of the pre-eminent voices in 20th century Black literature, on a BBC Radio 4 documentary entitled Seriously… During the 6 minute segment, Solange reflects on Hurston’s role in…

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Interview: Nia Andrews Is The Mesmerizing Voice You’ve Been Missing With New Single, “Inside Your Head”

The voice of Nia Andrews is as mesmerizing as they come. Honeyed and whimsical, the Inglewood, California bred singer-songwriter showcases a play on words and lyrical delivery that is unerring, furnishing the ideal platform for a daydream. Since a tender age, Andrews has always had an unconditional adoration for music. Although fresh to her solo…

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‘Black Men With Flowers’ Photo Series Sheds Light On The Man of Color

In the midst of the Black revolution that’s taking over the globe and the plight of Black men in America, Berlin-based Nigerian photographer Lynette Luna decided to show honor in a more positive light. Using a variety of multi-colored flowers in an array of shapes and sizes, Luna uses Ghanaian model Nana Ansah as her…

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Interview: The Studio Museum Harlem

Robert Pruitt, “Untitled 3” The artistic cultural production and cultural theory that is Afrofuturism has long used the fantastical and Science Fiction elements of robotics and aliens, to solve the inequality of colonialism by transcending the social limitations of Black Diasporic life in Western society. Although appearing cosmically perfect,  it cannot be denied that Afrofuturism’s history is far…

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