The Artist Changing the Face of Black Girlhood
Even Beyoncé adores Deborah Roberts's collaged portraits of strong, beautiful black girls and women.
Kara Walker Showed Me the Horror of American Life
Kara Walker's art hurts—and that's a good thing.
Massive Murals Are Popping Up Around Detroit
What role will art play in Detroit’s future?
This Brooklyn Art Space Wants to Keep Kids Out of Jail
Assembly is a partnership between Recess Art and the Brooklyn Justice Initiatives.
Chalk Film Titles 'Fade to Black,' Challenging Erasure in America
The 440 square-foot chalk wall is at the California African American Museum.
An Immersive Installation Reimagines the Black Family Photo Album
The artist Devin N. Morris grew up in 1990s Baltimore.
Rashid Johnson Turns to Colour as a Respite From Politics
The celebrated painter turns from his own explorations of race and controversy to curate a vibrant exhibition at Rental Gallery.
60 Photos Capture 6 Decades of Communities of Colour
Two photographers tell the stories of Afrocentric communities from the 1960s to today.
The Art of Our Perverse Political Culture
The 2016 presidential election was a battle of the sexes nobody wanted.
A Photographer's Honest Portraits Recontextualise Black Masculinity
Jonathan Gardenhire captures "honest pictures of black men" that are once familiar and transformative.
9 Artists Explore Black Hair and Barbershop Culture
The barbershop is one of the enduring safe spaces for the black community.
A Fed Up Former Teacher Curates a Show Fighting School Segregation
Nearly 60 years after 'Brown v. Board of Education,' American schools are still segregated.