Bahamas Art: Angelika Wallace-Whitfield

Using the studio at the Bahamian Project’s new Creative Center – Bahamas, Gilbert captured Angelika with her latest public project stenciled on the background wall. HOPE IS A WEAPON began as a street art/graffiti tagging public project in the 9th National Exhibition at the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas in 2018. Angelika says she […]

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‘Black Panther’ Costume Designer Honored by NAACP

The 53rd NAACP Image Awards honored Ruth E. Carter with the Vanguard Award for Costume Design. Carter’s notable credits include Malcolm X, What’s Love Got to Do With It, Dolemite is My Name, and Marvel’s Black Panther, which she won an Academy Award for Best Costume Design in 2019, reports the LA Times. Read more here. 

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Black Female Entrepreneurs You Should Know

Businesses run by female black entrepreneurs launched in various ways. Starting businesses was not easy – it’s never easy! Here are brief descriptions of Black female business entrepreneurs who paved the way the enable Black women entrepreneurs who followed in their dogged footsteps. Read more here.

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The Work of Augusta Savage

Augusta Savage was one of the most important Black artists and activists of all time. A sculptor, and a critical part of the Harlem Renaissance, she was also a teacher. Her studio was a crucial influence on the development of a string of artists who would go on to be internationally recognised, including Jacob Lawrence. […]

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