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Who is Visual Artist Jacolby Satterwhite?

Multidisciplinary artist Jacolby Satterwhite is at his core a creator of worlds. The rejection of reality and the interplay of intersections are just two themes that standout in his provocative, vivid performance work, music, and virtual animation, often spliced and incorporated at once. As a Columbia, South Carolina native, and a queer black man raised…

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Shean Durante Creates ‘Always Pinkies Up’ to Deliver the Real

The blogosphere is saturated with industry news and entertainment release sites and recently saw a surge in business professional focused content for the millennial entrepreneur. But it’s not hard to notice that there’s an absent bridge between the two and Shean Durante’s new digital platform, Always Pinkies Up, is building that bridge as they chat…

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Raury Protests Dolce & Gabbana from the Runway

Along with the titles of singer, songwriter and fashion model, Atlanta’s own Raury is a proven advocate for social justice. This past weekend, he shocked the world by protesting Dolce & Gabbana from the runway while walking in the luxury line’s own Summer ’18 fashion show in Milan. The singer was recruited to be one of the…

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Rihanna Enlists Dave Chappelle & Kendrick Lamar For Third Diamond Ball

Hosted by the likes of Jimmy Kimmel, Brad Pitt and Kevin Hart in the past, Rihanna’s annual Diamond Ball is truly a  a star-studded charity event. On September 14th, Dave Chappelle will guide stars through an enchanting night of entertainment and fundraising to benefit the Clara Lionel Foundation as this year’s host at Cipriani Wall Street. Not…

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Saint Heron’s Armina Mussa Talks Art Spaces & ‘Unknown, Wyoming’ With Westwood Westwood

Our very own Armina Mussa  has been one of the creative masterminds behind all things Saint Heron since our fruition, alongside Solange Knowles. Armina’s visual art book Unknown, Wyoming was released last year as an honest and heart-tugging visual display and reflection piece. Now, she shares her origins within the art world, story behind Saint…

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NiiJournal Issue II Highlights Kelsey Lu & Kelela as Cover Stars

While pushing its main objective: “educate, not irritate,” Niijournal comes as a refreshing outlook on race through art, political and cultural discussions, and fashion. Launched on May 10, 2016, NiiJournal is the brainchild of photographer, Campbell Addy and his desire to create a publication “that embraces and encourages diversity.” Gearing up for Issue Two, the…

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Childish Gambino & Dave Chappelle to Perform At Radio City Music Hall

There aren’t many music/comedy pairings that could measure up to the delightful duo of Childish Gambino and Dave Chappelle. Two men of many talents, Chappelle and Glover will perform at Radio City Music Hall this fall. Considering the success of Chappelle’s Netflix specials and Glover’s first Golden Globe triumph, it’s been quite a year for them both.…

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Janelle Monae Charges CFDA Awards Audience to Persist in Making Change

Singer, actress, activist, label owner and Cover Girl Janelle Monae was honored at the Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards last night. In recognition of her contributions to the Women’s March earlier this year, Monae received the Board of Directors’ Tribute alongside Gloria Steinem and Cecile Richards. Always proudly seizing any opportunity to be…

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Janet Mock Discusses Love, Art and Motherhood with Miss Tina Like ‘Never Before’

The lovely Janet Mock has officially launched her latest venture Never Before with Janet Mock, a podcast discussing “work, love and life – like you’ve never heard before.” She said, “on this podcast I’m sharing space and thoughts with the biggest pop figures and pushing them…to share with me, and you, all the things they’ve…

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Limited Edition ‘A Seat at the Table’ Art Books Have Been Re-issued

All the gorgeous images and outtakes from the making of A Seat at the Table are still circulating the internet like they were the first day Solange shared them on her website. So we’re sure there are still a few supporters who would like to get their hands on the sold out, limited edition art…

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Joekenneth Museau’s ‘Days After Your Departure’ Reflects on Loss Through Art

By a certain age in our lives, most of us know what it feels like to lose a loved one. For a majority of people, the most devastating is the loss of a parent. Joekenneth Museau is one of those people and he’s telling that story via the use of multiple art forms. In his book…

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Ava DuVernay, Issa Rae, Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o’s Social Media-Inspired Film is in the Works

Yes, it is happening! The clever movie that a Tumblr user dreamt up of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o playing genius scammers is coming to Netflix. Once Lupita tweeted at Rihanna that she was down, Twitter users called upon Issa Rae and Ava DuVernay to bring the project to life. We can hardly believe it, but…

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