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The story makes the headlines; the people pay attention-they tweet and share and spread the hashtags. Interest wanes, attention’s diverted. The story dies out. But it doesn’t. To the people involved, it doesn’t. On April 15th of this year, Boko Haram, an alleged* terrorist organization in northern Nigeria, kidnapped 230 girls from the Chibok Government Secondary […]

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We are celebrating women across the world who have used art as a tool to express their own radical truths despite the boxes, expectations or limitations other would impose on us and have us conform to. Join the exchange. Let us know how art inspires you, and who your favorite women creators are with #30WCR8. […]

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We hope you’ve enjoyed seeing the beautiful work created by some of our favorite women creators. Today our friends at The Nu Black continue with 5 more women artists they love. See three amazing women below and view their full selection here. LAYLAH AMATULLA BARRAYN Photographer and Brooklynite Laylah Amatullah Barrayn’s striking work comes from her passion for […]

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We hope you’ve enjoyed seeing the beautiful work created by some of our favorite women creators. Today our friends at The Nu Black continue with 5 more women artists they love. See three amazing women below and view their full selection here. Although we chose 30 this is by no means a definitive list, but a […]

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Yesterday we introduced you to the first 5 of 30 women creators we love. In partnership with The Nu Black and African & Afro-Diaspora Art Talks (AADAT), Live Unchained continues today with 5 more amazing artists of different genres, from different parts of the world. We hope you’ll spread the word about these talented women […]

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If you are reading this, you probably already appreciate how art captures what everyday language alone cannot express. For centuries, women across the world have used art as a tool to express their own radical truths despite the boxes, expectations or limitations other would impose on us and have us conform to. It’s in this […]

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What happens when a beautiful work of art captures your attention? Do you just savor it in the moment and move on? Do you not even think about owning it, assuming it’s too much? Or, do you inquire about the price, still knowing it’s still out of reach? Well, we believe, if you want to […]

Friday 25 April, 2014

Why you can never let love escape…

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Hurt people hurt people, right? It’s proven. I was coming out of another failed “relationship”. I put quotations around that word because what I was leaving was more like a rest stop on the way to a destination more than a destination itself. I started to think about the ways I’d been hurt and the […]

Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Crush On You: New music from T. Nicole

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“I got a CRUSH ON YOU…” I get giddy every time I sing the song, or even watch the video. I’ve been working on this album for the past year. I’ve always written and I’ve always wanted to record an album. It just never worked – couldn’t find the right producers, dedicated musicians, and I […]

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It’s never the same when you just read about some point in time, do the research, dissect the field notes, try to extract meaning from the inanimate and past. Nothing compares to speaking directly to someone who lived it, knows it, was one of the architects of this moment of interest. Their creativity and foresight […]