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Janet Mock

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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Sampha Celebrates The Process With New Zine Entitled Shy Light

Sampha continues to bare his soul through creative concepts and ideas that speak his truth. His newly released collaboration with Grace Wales Bonner, Jamie Reid, and LA-based photographers Durimel has a powerful aesthetic that permeates every nerve within your body with a single glance. The full color zine which spreads across 32 pages explores the…

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ICYMI: Pharrell Williams Delivers NYU Commencement Speech

Pharrell Williams left NYU’s class of 2017 with a few words of wisdom. Though the students roared and cheered for him, his words in turn echoed the same adornment. Throughout his speech he acknowledged the effects of social media and what it truly means to honor and appreciate accomplishments that extend beyond our Instagram feeds…

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Solange Pens Powerful Letter to To Her Teenage Self For Teen Vogue’s Volume II: MUSIC ISSUE

For years our fearless leader Solange has exhibited what it means to be both true to herself and her artistry. Respecting the process and earning every bit of recognition she has always deserved, our girl is soaring right now and of course, we could not be more proud. Taking time to reflect, Solo recently caught up…

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Solange Accepts Artist of the Year Webby Award with 5-word Speech

The Saint Heron family is overjoyed to announce that our leading lady Solange is officially a Webby. Just over two weeks ago we announced that she was named Artist of the Year by the Webby Academy “in celebration of her remarkable use of the Internet as a force for promoting community and diversity.” Tonight Solange…

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Janelle Monáe Awarded Honorary Doctorate from Dillard University

Janelle Monáe has a lot to brag about from her musical accomplishments to her award-winning acting abilities. Now in addition to her selfless acts of activism, the head Electric Lady in charge has another non-entertainment related achievement to add to her ever-growing list. At Dillard University’s graduation ceremony on May 13th, Monáe delivered a heartwarming…

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Check Out a Few Thoughts on Love, Beating Fear & Taking Risks From the Cast of ‘Everything, Everything’

I’ve always had a hopeless romantic nature that I couldn’t shake, as if I was born to love fiercely, openly and uninhibited. But aren’t we all? The endless bounds of love’s undeniable hold was surely made with intent to enjoy — to experience in its ebbs and flows of purity and vulnerability, at least once…

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Big Boi Unveils the Truth Behind the OutKast Biopic We’ve All Been Waiting For

Yep, you read that right. For years now, the whispers of an OutKast biopic have circled the globe (we even suspected the possibility of a film back in 2015), yet here we are two years later without a formal documented timeline of Outkast’s legacy. After digging deep in an interview with HipHopDX, Big Boi revealed…

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Cleo Wade’s ‘Show Love, Spread Love’ Series is on Display at the Beverly Center

The lovely and always inspiring Cleo Wade just announced that her current public art installation is now up and running in LA. Titled Show Love, Spread Love, the series will be on display at the Beverly Center through the end of this year. Wade says the 45ft words of love were made “to create public…

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