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Artist Charly Palmer Talks the Business of Black Art

"Black art is the soul of folk—black folk," - Charly Palmer

Writer Ida Harris caught up with Charly Palmer, a painter, muralist, designer, and illustrator in…

By Dr. Dionne Mahaffey

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O'shea Jackson Jr., actor

ABFF Awards: A Groundbreaking Celebration of Black Hollywood

An evening dedicated to honoring the impact of African Americans in film and television

Last night America got a chance to experience all of the black star magic with…

By Safon Floyd

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2016 ABFF Honors Honorees and Awards Announced

Gala to recognize the greatest in black film and television

On February 21, 2016 at the Beverly Hills Hilton, ABFF Ventures will present ABFF Honors,…

By Safon Floyd

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R&B Superstar Usher Pre-purchases Romare Bearden Painting to Kick Off Atlanta Exhibition

Award-winning singer buys work of art from famous black artist

Jerry Thomas Jr., Esq., owner of Jerry Thomas Arts, an art advisory and art brokerage…

By Kandia Johnson

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Month of the Man: Young Artist Meshing Hip-Hop, R&B Influences for Star-Studded Global Success

With paintings of celebs including Chrisette Michelle and Nas, Demont “Peekaso” Pinder creates his own lane

Gaining exposure and experience while touring with R&B star Raheem DeVaughn, this young boss creates…

By Janelle Rucker

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Art and Politics Collide! Artstrike Calls for Art About the Fiscal Cliff

Activist Van Jones, co-founder of Rebuild the Dream, is heading up a day of action on December 17th for Artstrike

Activist Van Jones, co-founder of Rebuild the Dream, is heading up a day of action…

By Demetria Irwin

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Damon Dash Set to Open Two Art Galleries

South Carolina and Hong Kong are targets of Dash.

Damon Dash is channeling his business savvy into a new creative venture: art galleries.

By Demetria Irwin

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Black Art Doesn’t Have to be Black

What's the definition of black art?

Must black artists be relegated to only creating art that explicitly features black people or…

By Demetria Irwin

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Web Series ‘Lenox Ave’ Debuts, Explores The ‘New Harlem’

The "new Harlem" looks good online.

The “new Harlem” looks good online.

By Demetria Irwin

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Life is Good: Amanda Seales, Renaissance Woman and Free Spirit

What does Amanda Diva do? She creates and she lives

What does Amanda Diva do? She creates and she lives

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Will.i.am Remixes Entertainment Tonight Theme Song

The iconic song is getting a modern twist

The iconic song is getting a modern twist

By Demetria Irwin

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Portland, Race and the August Wilson Red Door Project

August Wilson's work lives on in Portland

August Wilson’s work lives on in Portland

By Demetria Irwin

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8 Works of Art From Everyday Objects

In a new Stiver's Garden Gallery exhibit, Artist Danny Simmons (brother of Russell and Rev Run) introduces emerging artists who turn everyday objects into works of art.

Danny Simmons and other contemporary artists debut new work in a Striver’s Garden Gallery exhibit.

By Safiya Farquharson

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Artist Creates Tribute with ‘Freedom Fighters’ Exhibit

Works feature infamous mugshots of Civil Rights activists

Artist Charlotta Janssen’s “Freedom Riders” exhibit pays homage to slain Civil Rights activists.

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Cool Jobs: ‘Artrepreneur’ Uses Web to Expose World to Artists of Color

Multimedia artist combines passion for artistry with business acumen

Najee Dorsey expresses his passion in his profession, while offering the international community a glimpse…

By Demetria Irwin

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