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Daniel Kaluuya, Lena Waithe and Melina Matsoukas To Create New Film, ‘Queen & Slim’

The very talented Melina Matsoukas is always working on artful projects to push the culture forward, and her newest creation happens to bring together two other names doing that same thing in their own way. She is on her way to directing Queen & Slim, a forthcoming film originally imagined by James Frey. The film is screen-written by…

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Watch the Season 3 Extended Trailer for Issa Rae’s ‘Insecure’

Much like this same time last year, we’re gearing up for the season premiere of Issa Rae‘s hilarious and relatable life in HBO’s hit series Insecure. News that show would return for Season 3 on August 12th had previously been shared, but now we’ve got the official and extended trailers with sneak peaks at what…

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Stevona Elem-Rogers Launches First Black Women’s Literature Little Free Library in New Orleans’

While we’re all aware of the need for (and the current rise in) Black representation in art, it’s often forgotten how inaccessible art remains to a lot of historically marginalized communities by design. Everything from white normative curriculum, financial lack or physical location can inhibit explorative range and in response writer Stevona Elem-Rogers, in collaboration…

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Saint Heron Announces Creative Collaboration with IKEA

Saint Heron is excited to announce an upcoming creative collaboration with IKEA, exploring architectural and design objects with multifunctional use. Our brand, founded in 2013 is a multidisciplinary cultural hub with a focus on “building the community that we wish to see exist” through music, visual art, and performance art mediums. The hub has been…

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Issa Rae’s ‘Insecure’ Season 3 Premiere is Scheduled for August 12th

Issa Rae has been silently working to wow fans with more and we’re ready for it. It’s been a long time since we’ve seen our friends Issa and Molly and the last we’ve seen of them, Issa moved in with Daniel and Molly was involved with a mystery man. In season 2 of HBO’s beloved…

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Solange Honored at The New School’s 70th Annual Parsons Benefit

Yesterday, our own Solange Knowles was honored at The New School’s 70th Annual Parsons Benefit. With video presentations from Missy Elliott, Pharrell and Erykah Badu, the prestigious institution celebrated Solange as a trailblazing embodiment of “the university’s commitment to creativity and innovation.” Rapper and real-life friend Vince Staples was in attendance to present remarks on…

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Watch the Official Trailer for Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman

Spike Lee‘s Jordan Peele collaboration BlacKkKlansman premiered at Cannes Film Festival over the weekend and its official trailer has finally reached those of us wishing we could have been there to see it. The film, which is said to have received a more-than-ten-minute standing ovation, stars John David Washington and is based on true events. It’s also…

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Stream Saint Heron’s Specially Curated “COLDEST WINTER” Playlist

After its premiere in New Orleans and follow up showcase in NYC, we brought our “COLDEST WINTER” installation to the sunny state of California this weekend. The soundtrack for this Saint Heron original projection was revamped for the west coast’s warm weather with a new playlist specially curated by the Saint Heron team. If you…

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Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize for ‘DAMN.’

Kendrick Lamar receives his latest esteemed honor in a Pulitzer Prize to his many titles. His third major label effort, DAMN. won in the music category marking the first time in history that a body of work that isn’t Jazz or Classical has been awarded. Despite having been on the come-up for years, 2012’s Good Kid Maad City…

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Solange Debuts ‘Metatronia (Metatron’s Cube)’ at Hammer Museum

Our very own Solange has never been shy about visual creativity and her love of art. Just last year she performed some of her transformative album A Seat At The Table across the country at various art institutions and museums. Now, she’s at it again and this time at the Hammer Museum. Solange’s self created ‘Metatronia (Metatron’s Cube)’…

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Spike Lee and Jordan Peele’s Black Klansman Sets Release Date

After the success of Get Out, Jordan Peele announced that he would be continuing to make social thrillers. So the announcement of a collaboration between Peele and the king of social films, Spike Lee, was met with much excitement. Now months after this announcement, the film mega-duo is presenting news that Black Klansman, will arrive in…

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Black In The Day: Women’s History Edition

Welcome to Black In The Day, your monthly-ish serving of yesteryear’s magical, inimitable and unforgettable Blackety Blackness courtesy of Alexander Hardy. With Women’s History Month coming to a close, on top of preserving our strength for an onslaught of April Foolery and tacky Easter looks, it’s important to gather to Hallelujah and Heel-toe in jubilation…

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