Ark Weekender

Ark Weekender archives stories featured during our Saturday-Sunday weekly edition that focus on Art & Culture and Lifestyle & Travel.

Author writes away the pain in debut poetry book, After the Snap

Kian Furnace reopens wounds of heartbreak, exposes vulnerability after divorce at height of #BLM movement through rhythm and flow

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8 drive-in theaters to check out in the Tri-state area this summer

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No longer a thing of the past, drive-in movie theaters are the new, old-school rave. 

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Protest art in the time of pain and rage | Photo Story

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With protests comes protests art. This story captures some of the visual art that creates the current movement against anti-Black violence and racism.

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25 Museums and tours featuring Black cultural contributions

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So what, Black History is over. We know that exploring the impact and contributions of Blacks in the US goes beyond a month. Indulge and explore these great museums archiving incredible histories.

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Missed Ghana’s ‘Year of Return’? No worries, here are 8 significant, historical sites you should visit | Photo + Story

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Ghana’s “Year of Return” initiative sparked a movement of Blacks and Africans in the diaspora to journey to “The Motherland.” The year long campaign allowed visitors to explore and travel to important sites that tell of a rich history and narrative nuanced about slavery and before. While Ghana has its significance, there are many more locations to travel than the Door of No Return. Go see for yourself.

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Liquid Spirits: 20 Black women-owned wineries and spirits companies

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Drink responsibly and consciously. Great wines and spirits by really dope Black women.

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Beard season and blackout disasters | Male Grooming

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It’s cold, and as the bruhs on the block say, “It’s beard season.” With the popularity of the dye-craze of blackouts, silently men are suffering for a style that’s not a good look for their health.

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How we see us: Women’s perspectives in a vibrant Newark arts scene

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In Newark, New Jersey, an artistic tidal shift is happening.

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‘Harriet’ reignites hard conversations on representation, Blackness and memory

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‘Harriet’ narrates the life of an important African American historical figure, but draws polarized reception by Black audiences.

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Post-Halloween, Indigenous cultures show how they retained traditions to honor the dead

This weekend, three distinct cultures celebrate the life by paying homage to those who came before them. In Los Angeles, Louisiana and New York City, indigenous cultures that have survived colonialism, conquistadors, and slavery are still standing, even though they had to practice of form of syncretism, or blending to keep their spirituality

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