Like many African-American women, I grew up reading Essence Magazine, and feeling empowered by its images of beautiful, accomplished, black women. That’s just one reason I’m excited to attend my first Essence Festival.
Curator and art afficiando Souleo has put together a multi-destination art exhibition called "Motown to Def Jam" in collaboration with ArtCrawl Harlem.
NBC New York - A new after school program at a Brooklyn elementary school is taking a modern approach to teaching children about music.
theGRIO's 100 - Swizz Beatz is making beautiful music for education, for some lucky kids in the Bronx...
WASHINGTON - Actress Kerry Washington spent the day with kids at a school in southeast Washington. The 'Django Unchained' actor says she's honored to serve in President Obama's Committee on the Arts and Humanities...
Tattoo artist Imani K. Brown recently took some time out of her packed scheduled to share her thoughts on tattooing dark skin, succeeding as a Black female artist, advising the public on the dangers of "scratchers," and the popular tattoo request that she actually hates.
Sheila Johnson, co-founder of the black network, gave BET a piece of her mind before, and she did it again, recently.
J. Bone has been illustrating comic books for over twelve years, but his image of first lady Michelle Obama as Wonder Woman stands alone among his many superhero portraits.
Complex.com recently published a retrospective photo gallery to demonstrate the history of racism in fashion.
SLIDESHOW - The fourth annual summer Black Doll and Art Show took place on July 21st in New York City...