African American Art

Kara Walker made a portrait of Toni Morrison for the cover of The New Yorker. | Artsy

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Benjamin Sutton, Artsy artist Kara Walker has created an instantly iconic portrait of the recently deceased author Toni Morrison for the cover of The New Yorker magazine. The portrait, shared by the magazine on Instagram and reposted by Walker, features a closeup of Morrison’s head. The artwork is rendered in Walker’s distinctive, high-contrast, cut paper silhouette style, with dramatically swirling […]
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Baton Rouge activist was killed by a tenant behind on his rent, police say | The Washington Post

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Hannah Knowles, The Washington Post Law enforcement officials including Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul, at lectern, announce the arrest of Ronn Jermaine Bell on Tuesday. (Travis Spradling/The Advocate/AP). Featured Image man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, the Baton Rouge activist whose body was found in a car trunk last week, city police […]
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Amy Sherald, who painted Michelle Obama’s portrait, designs a mural that turns a Philly teen into her own inspiration | Elizabeth Wellington | The Philadelphia Inquirer

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Elizabeth Wellington, The Philadelphia Inquirer Arthur Haywood works to install a mural by Amy Sherald, the woman who painted the portrait of Michelle Obama for the Smithsonian, at 1109 Sansom in Center City Philadelphia on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. The girl in the mural, Najee Spencer-Young, is from North Philly. HEATHER KHALIFA / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER. Featured Image Sherald is best-known […]
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