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Abrons Art exhibition chronicles working class NYers

About Black people and their relationship with portrait photography, the Smithsonian’s Laura Coyle has remarked, “Often, [African Americans] were subject to racism and stereotypes and denigrating situations, but in photography, they could portray themselves as they were and as they ...

First vintage Negro Leagues bobbleheads series

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame, Museum and Dreams Fulfilled just launched a Kickstarter campaign to create a limited-edition series of vintage Negro Leagues bobbleheads.

BroadwayCon 2020: A theater-lover’s dream

The weekend of Jan. 24-26 was a theater-lover’s dream as the fifth annual BroadwayCon 2020 took place at the New York Hilton Midtown.

What's in store: holiday highlights

NiLu Gift Boutique offers quality gifts including candles, diffusers, jewelry, pillows, greeting cards, art prints, body butters and lots more.

Artist Genesis Tramaine unveils latest work at BK gallery

Coming straight off the heels of her global debut at Paris Almine Rech Gallery, artist Genesis Tramaine returns home to Brooklyn, with new work entitled “Hebrew Boys: Portals of Faith.”

Harlem Fine Arts Show, ‘Harlem Renaissance to Jamaica Renaissance’

The Harlem Fine Arts Show, “Harlem Renaissance to Jamaica Renaissance” celebrating art from the African diaspora, made a tour stop in Jamaica, N.Y.

Art curator Valerie Cassel Oliver talks success in the arts

Valerie Cassel Oliver is an African-American staple of the modern and contemporary art world.

Exploring Caribbean roots at Akwaaba gallery

Newark’s Akwaaba Gallery will a host a reception on Friday, Aug. 16, from 6-9 p.m., for the opening of “Origins: Memories from the Metropolis,” an exhibition featuring 8 artists who all received their professional training in the metropolis of New ...

Basquiat’s art evokes Michael Stewart

When it comes to police misconduct/brutality it is hard to dismiss the image of Eric Garner being taken down in a chokehold.

TEDx Harlem is back for this year’s Harlem Week!

It’s been seven years since TEDx was in Harlem but it’s back for this year’s Harlem Week, and better than ever! Local, independent versions of TED Talks, TEDx events deliver the same inspirational, forward-thinking ideas; from science to business to ...

Commissioner Wanda M. Leonard elected new mayor of Upper Marlboro

Wanda M. Leonard, who has served as a commissioner in the town of Upper Marlboro, Maryland for the past 18 months, was elected president of the board of commissioners (mayor) for the town of Upper Marlboro in a special meeting ...

Three Black art exhibitions to see in Richmond, VA

The city of Richmond, Virginia has a long, complex and evolving history.

Community Calendar: July 25 - July 31

As the heat wave moves through the tristate, the temptation of outdoor live events and physical activities presents a challenge to us all—especially young children, our pets and those of us of a certain age. Doctors advice: drink lots of ...

Yossi Milo Gallery hosts ‘African Spirits’ Thru Aug. 23

Yossi Milo Gallery is hosting African Spirits, a group exhibition of photographic works taken in and out of the studio tracing the iconic visual legacy of studio portraiture from mid-20th century Africa on contemporary art.

Blerd City Con 3.0 puts spotlight on Black artists

Blerd City Con 3.0 held their two-day conference at St. Francis College in Brooklyn.

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