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Photographer Spotlight: Roy DeCarava

Roy DeCarava

Roy DeCarava (December 9, 1919 – October 27, 2009) was an American painter and photographer who resided in New York City. DeCarava was initially known for his early work chronicling the lives of African Americans and jazz artists in Harlem. 233 more words


Melanin Mondays ][ the Black Project #31

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Black Community

Race Cards – Selina Thompson

Race Cards is a room containing 1000 questions about race. You’re invited to answer one of them.

Developed by the artist over a duration of 21 hours at the Edinburgh Festival as part of the Buzzcut programme for Forest Fringe, the walls of this murky 10 x 10 ft. 449 more words


1948 - A one way ticket to Britain

Can you imagine emigrating to a country that you have never visited before?   A country that you have only heard and read about.  There is no internet and limited television to do any research on this country.   1,341 more words

Black Lifestyle Blog

#BeautyOfDarkGirls Series Request?

From the first two series it was about how darkskinned are shown in the media and famous or successful darkskinned people that you appreciate and your reasons why. 121 more words

Black Culture


When It’s Over And Done
And You Can’t Change What’s Passed
And The Memories Linger On
Wishing You Could Rearrange
What’s Causing Those Regrets

But You’re Forced To Live With What Is… 104 more words


"I Am Not Your Negro": The James Baldwin Documentary America Needs Right Now

***A spoiler free semi-review***

As a student of black literature, I readily devoured the work of Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Toni Morrison, Jamaica Kincaid, Ralph Ellison and others throughout my college career. 647 more words