The United States Postal Service (USPS) recently issued a new Kwanzaa stamp, designed by a Los Angeles-based artist who’s been creating bright, bold, colorful illustrations that have become her trademark and signature. […]
Black history is being retold as South Africa hosts as a first-time exhibit devoted to famed 20th-century painters Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso, showcasing how the continent inspired some of their most influential artwork. […]
Misty Copeland, principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, lists among Glamour magazine’s top women of 2015. According to a statement issued Thursday by magazine officials, Copeland along with trailblazers that include Reese Witherspoon, Victoria Beckham and Caitlyn Jenner, will be honored Nov. 9 at the “25th Anniversary Women of the Year Awards” in New York City.
Visual artist Charles Philippe Jean-Pierre presented a cultural safe space for thousands of African-Americans who traveled far and wide to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March on Saturday, Oct. 10, at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. “The intention is something so positive. It is artist-centered for the justice movement going on,” Jean-Pierre said. “I am trying to capture the 20-year journey for justice through the arts.”