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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Stone’s Juke Joint Saturday Night Concert Series on Ark Republic

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Jam out to a live concert sponsored by Stone’s Juke Joint as a special series on Ark Republic.

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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

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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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