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The Future Is Female: Meet the Dope Black Women Behind Brooklyn’s Local Creative Space | Refinery 29

For Symone Wong, Jarryn Mercer, and Melissa Sutherland, Brooklyn’s sk.ArtSpace is more than a gallery space — it’s a safe space for creatives of color to express themselves in an environment that understands and works to preserve the integrity of their craft. “As a creative, sharing yourself and your work is very challenging. A lot of creatives do not know where to begin, what kind of dialogues to have, or even how to get their work into shows,” the ladies, who have been friends for 14 years, share. “Typically, the local creatives in our community have access to exhibits that […]

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Black Creative Talent Present at New York Comic Con 2018 | The Network Journal

J.D. Rachid , The Network Journal Photograph: Filip Wolak. New York Comic Con 2013. Featured Image was at the 2018 edition of New York Comic Con (NYCC), held Oct. 4-7 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. An annual New York City convention dedicated to comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, cosplay, toys, movies, and television, the event has evolved into the largest pop culture event on the East Coast. As in past years, Black nerds, geeks, creators, comic book executives and aficionados, many of them attired as their favorite superhero, were on hand in full force. Photo by […]

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