Above: Drake performing. Photo by The Come Up Show. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Generic license.
This Week in Black Art: Robert E. Lee Statue Removed, Michael K. Williams Passes, Howard Honors Chadwick Boseman
This week in Black art and culture, Ancestry.com has added the world’s most comprehensive digitized collection of Freedmen’s Bureau data. Theaster Gates and the Prada Group have teamed up to launch an experimental design lab for aspiring designers of color.
South African Filmmakers Tackle the Complexities of the American Dream in Netflix’s African America By April Dobbins
Above: Nompumelelo (Phumelele “Phumi” Mthembu) talks to Jaquan (Anthony Goss) (Photo Credit: Bonga Nkomo, Courtesy of AAA Entertainment) South African filmmakers Phumelele “Phumi” Mthembu and Muzi Mthembu are living the independent filmmaker’s dream.
This Week in African Art and Culture (August 29 – September 4, 2021) New African Show on Netflix, Serge Attukwei Clottey at Gallery 1957 and more
This week in African art and culture, we find a stellar opportunity offered by one of Africa’s most renowned contemporary art museums in collaboration with a university, for a one-year fellowship with them.
This Week in Black Art: Black Women Smash the Box Office, Harvard Eliminates Images of Slavery, Destination Crenshaw Commissions 100 Artists
This week in Black art and culture, Harvard Law School unveils a new seal that replaces the previous crest with links to slavery.
Above: MALIKE SIDIBE (B. 1997) Please Stop the Violence, 2020 39 x 49 in. C-print on Luster surface paper, printed 2021 Sheet:39x49in This work is number four from an edition of ten.
This week in Black art and culture, the 73rd Annual Emmy Awards nominations have been announced with history made for the second year in a row.
This week in Black art and culture, French-Caribbean artist Julien Creuzet is shortlisted for the 2021 Edition of the BMW Art Journey.
This week in Black Art: The Fowler to Return Benin Bronzes, Denise Graves is the First Black Board Chair of a Major Museum and More
This week in Black art and culture, progress is being made in the return of Benin artifacts. History is being written as the first Black female board chair of a major U.S.
This Week in Black Art and Culture: Guess Cancels Production of Knockoff, Benin Bronzes Will go Home
Above: Matt Neale from UK, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons This week in Black art and culture, the focus has been on reparations and well-earned acknowledgements.