Imagining the Portraits of African American Women Erased from History – Hyperallergic In The Evanesced at the California African American Museum, Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle confronts society’s compulsion to reframe, mitigate, or eliminate the role of black women in the US.

In The Evanesced at the California African American Museum, Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle confronts society’s compulsion to reframe, mitigate, or eliminate the role of black women in the US.

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As #EbonyOwes Trends, Writers Wonder if Ebony Magazine Will Ever Pay Up – The Root Ebony magazine is a legend, a legacy brand that many grew up reading. It’s respected, it’s loved. But unfortunately, it doesn’t seem to be paying its writers, and Ebony’s current owners appear to have one view (that everyone will be paid) that goes contrary to reality (people waiting months, even years, for payment).

Ebony magazine is a legend, a legacy brand that many grew up reading. It’s respected, it’s loved. But unfortunately, it doesn’t seem to be paying its writers, and Ebony’s current owners appear to have one view (that everyone will be paid) that goes contrary to reality (people waiting months, even years, for payment).

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African Creature On How Radical Self-Confidence Made Her the Hairstylist For Beyoncé, Solange and More – Okay Africa Five years ago the hairdresser also known as African Creature, Susy Oludele, was in her living room watching the video for Beyoncé’s song, “Party,” which features her sister, Solange, with a head of standout braids.

Five years ago the hairdresser also known as African Creature, Susy Oludele, was in her living room watching the video for Beyoncé’s song, “Party,” which features her sister, Solange, with a head of standout braids.

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Spike Lee: ‘Black men are still viewed as predators’ – The Guardian Twenty-five years after the LA riots, Spike Lee has made a film about Rodney King, whose beating by the police triggered the uprising. Does he think things have improved in the US? ‘Race is always going to be an issue in this country’

Twenty-five years after the LA riots, Spike Lee has made a film about Rodney King, whose beating by the police triggered the uprising. Does he think things have improved in the US? ‘Race is always going to be an issue in this country’

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Beyoncé Announces a Scholarship Program for Female College Students to Mark Lemonade’s One-Year Anniversary – Slate Beyoncé's 2016 visual album Lemonade has brought the star no shortage of accolades, including two Grammys and a Peabody, and now the queen is ready to give back.

Beyoncé’s 2016 visual album Lemonade has brought the star no shortage of accolades, including two Grammys and a Peabody, and now the queen is ready to give back.

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