Much has been stated about television’s lack of diversity and perceived gains in tackling that issue with black actors at the forefront of successful shows… Continue Reading →
While the jazz-fueled heyday of the Harlem Renaissance era has long since played its last note, there are a few places in the historic ‘Black Mecca’ that continue to honor its legacy amid rapid gentrification.
Visual artist, David Shrobe wishes that during his childhood in Harlem he had his own local children’s museum. As a fourth generation Harlemite he is finally seeing that dream manifested with the opening of Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling. Continue Reading →
Is the mainstream media visibility of transgender women such as Laverne Cox and Caitlyn Jenner a passing fad or not? It is a question that causes Bionka to pause and reflect on the long journey of raising awareness for the transgender community. Continue Reading →
As diversity becomes the buzzword across all industries, New York Fashion Week (NYFW) is no exception. Continue Reading →
To tell the story of the Black Panther Party is to explore race, economic inequality, political corruption, violence, police brutality, the politics of style, betrayal and hope. Continue Reading →
We see them everywhere—in commercials, on billboards and the clothes we wear. In a media saturated world logos and icons have penetrated every facet of our subconscious. Continue Reading →