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New York’s Landmark Caribbean Cultural Center Is Here To Stay

The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute opened new doors at its permanent home of East Harlem.


The Millennial Resurgence Of Black Skateboarders

While skateboarding is regaining popularity among Generation Y, the sport has its own history within the black community.


Gift Your Parents With This Helpful Dictionary Of 2016 Lingo

Nylon has come up with a helpful dictionary filled with words like "dead," "dabbing" and of course the almighty "lit."


11 Interesting Opinions Azealia Banks Shared on Hot 97’s Morning Show

If you haven't already realized that Azealia Banks holds her tongue for no one well now you know. The potty mouthed,…


Pharrell’s Elle UK Cover: Culture or Costume?

Pharrell has always been one of hip hop's more fashion-forward musicians. But has he gone to far? According to Huffington Post,…


10-year-old Twins Win Scholarship to American Ballet Theatre

Following the amazing story of Kwasi Anin, a high-school student who was recently accepted to all eight Ivy League schools, are two outstanding twin sisters…


Erykah Badu, Ledisi and Solange Cover Essence’s May Beauty Issue

While Essence magazine celebrates black beauty in all its pretty presentations, we're still pleasantly surprised that their May beauty issue is covered by un unexpected set…


Lupita Nyong’o and Chimamanda Adichie to Collaborate?

Lupita Nyong'o might be collaborating with author Chimamanda Adichie on a new project. Apparently, the Oscar-winning actress has taken a liking to Adichie's Americanah story.

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VIDEO: The Brooklyn Good Guys Present — Greater Goods

In a world of miseducation and misplaced priorities, the Brooklyn Good Guys return once more to defy the conventional norm! The Brooklyn Good Guys continue…

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Mark Rothko Painting Defaced By Russian Artist

A devastating blow was given to art fans the world over, as a Mark Rothko painting worth tens of millions of pounds was defaced yesterday…

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Brooklyn Artist Derrick Adams Creates Hillman Inspired Art Exhibit

A pop up featuring a collection of wearable pieces by multidisciplinary visual artist Derrick Adams set in a responsive display environment by industrial designer Michael…


Recap: Futura’s Future-Shock Art Exhibition In NYC

There's nothing quite as electric as Fashion Week in New York City. The buzz, the glitz, the couture make everyone wear their Sunday's…

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The Art Of Video Games Exhibit Heads To South Florida

If you missed your chance to see the Smithsonian American Art Museums' groundbreaking exhibition, The Art of Video Games in Washington, D.C., then you shouldn't…


Black Folks Can Be So Embarrassing At Times

My, how I love my people and all of the idiosyncrasies of our Blackness. I do. But that doesn’t mean that every once in a…


Big Girls, Confidence, and Shame

This past spring break, a couple of friends and I decided to spend a week where the weather is warm and the streets are buzzing,…
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