Arts & Culture

Arts and Culture covers the aesthetic production, construction or application of a creative skill and imagination through a plethora of innovative practices. While applying and producing for a depository of knowledge, value system, experience, relationships, attitudes and worldview.

Burn sage, eat and drink for Dià de los Muertos

With the pandemic shutting down a lot of Dià de los Muertos celebrations, the holiday becomes more about its cultural meaning and small acts of joy that you can find with a great meal and something warm to drink.

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Bridgett Artise uses the familiar concept of eco-friendly fashion to launch the first bold idea of a Sustainable Fashion Week

Broadening the scope of the fashion world, Artise showcased emerging sustainable designers with a fresh new idea in a post-pandemic world—go virtual to merge green thought, safety and forward-thinking creatives.  Keep Reading

Breaking the vicious cycle of clothes overflowing from US landfills to Africa with eco-conscious fashion

Sustainable Fashion Week couldn’t have come at a better time as the United States’ lack of sustainability is causing an overflow of hand-me-downs in Africa. Keep Reading

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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What’s your Juneteenth dinner? Chef Cassandra shares a meal from her family archives

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Juneteenth was a concept brought to Georgia from Texans. Here’s a comprehensive dinner that speaks to the complexity of my region of southern culture through sumptuous dishes.

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Juneteenth celebrations in the ‘Year of COVID-19’

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Celebrating Black life and American history in the holiday, Juneteenth, is needed more than ever, even in a pandemic. This year you have options, in-person, or go virtual. 

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Started by Charleston residents honoring Black Civil War soldiers, Memorial Day is an American holiday using African customs

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Today’s celebration of Memorial Day, recognizes dead soldiers and in particular, those who were in combat when they served. Yet, Memorial Day origins actually trace themselves back to formerly enslaved and free Blacks in Charleston, South Carolina who honored Black Civil War soldiers buried in disgrace. 

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Last night a deejay saved my life: D-Nice reinvigorates millions with legendary #ClubQuarantine live stream

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Nine hours, eight hat changes and hundreds of records later, hip hop spin master, D-Nice lifted the spirits of millions quarantined or sheltered-in with an epic live streaming session.

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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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