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New book from Zora Neale Hurston about the last survivor of the Atlantic slave trade to be released in 2018
Lubiana Himid is the first Black woman artist to win England’s prestigious Turner Prize
NPR releases Best Books of 2017 app, here are some picks by Black writers
Eve Ewing, Nate Marshall, and Jamila Woods create a moving tribute to Gwendolyn Brooks
Malcolm X’s daughters are launching a clothing line!
Comic: When white people think ancestry is easy
Jesmyn Ward becomes the 1st woman and Black author to win National Book Award for fiction twice
‘She’s Gotta Have It’ again: But with Netflix’s reboot, through the lens of Black women
According to Oscar buzz, Dee Rees could be the first Black woman to win Best Director with ‘Mudbound’
Rihanna will slay next May as a Met Gala co-host alongside Amal Clooney and Donatella Versace
The Blackest National Book Awards ever will be livestreamed on Facebook
Netflix’s Marsha P. Johnson film rocked by allegations of uncredited use of Black trans woman’s work
National Book Awards finalists show that black art matters
What Azealia Banks, Cardi B, and Black Cornell students decrying African immigrants reveal about Black scarcity
Philadelphia to erect first statue of Black individual on public land
“Representation matters,” but not more than everything else
We are in a queer media movement, but is increased visibility the answer to violence?
Dr. Dre pledges $10 million to Compton performing arts center
Tracy K. Smith Is The New U.S. Poet Laureate
Biggie Smalls mural to remain in Brooklyn
The forgotten collateral of exhuming the Black dead through art
6-Year-Old, Vanae James-Bey, created a coloring book to explore black Indigenous cultures
Beyoncé funds scholarships to honor a year of ‘LEMONADE’
Oprah Winfrey brings power and emotion to ‘The Immortal Henrietta Lacks’
James Baldwin’s work lands in New York’s Schomburg Center archive
Young Detroit poet King Thomas Moore wins $15,000 grant for 12 & under open mic series
87-Year-Old Woman Isabell Meggett Lucas Visits Slave Cabin She Was Raised In At Smithsonian
Black Writers Shine As Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced
Marvel VP Blames Women & Diversity for Low Sales, Fans Clap Back
Chance the Rapper Announces Arts and Literature Fund For Chicago Schools
“Who taught you to love yourself?”: How political education moved me to leave academia
‘Mixed-ish’ and the anti-Black myth of post-racial insulated societies
Childhood trauma and pornographic visions of the Black phallus made me ashamed of masturbation
As the state increasingly regulates our health, Black women are finding freedom in herbal medicine
Chris Rock’s ‘Saw’ will continue the relationship between comedy and horror
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