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An interview by Lily Kuo for Quartz. In the 1980s, Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe an American photographer, wanted to document the contributions of black female photographers in the United States. She...
Source: Edouard Duval-Carrié: “Metamorphosis” A report by Douglas Markowitz for the Miami New Times. Thanks to rappers like Kodak Black and Zoey Dollaz, Haitian-Americans are more prevalent...
Separately, Kellyanne Conway, a counselor to the president, is losing her protection after a revision in the assessment of threats against her, an official said.
Source: Donald Trump Jr. Gives Up Secret Service Protection, Seeking Privacy
Pivotal analyst Brian Wieser said Facebook promises advertisers a much bigger reach in the U.S. than census figures suggest is possible.
Source: Facebook Ad Reach Claims Don’t Match Census Data, Pivotal Notes | Fortune.com
The treasury secretary has punted on replacing Andrew Jackson with Harriet Tubman. If he knows about the history of our currency, it shouldn’t be a close call at all.
Source: Steve Mnuchin Makes the $20 Bill the Latest Racial Battleground
The database offers a comprehensive look at how often American cops are arrested and early insights into the consequences they face for breaking the laws they’re supposed to enforce.
Source: Inside the First Database That Tracks America’s Criminal Cops
Most of us were saddened and disgusted by the graphic photo of the little boy from Claremont, N.H., who was nearly hanged from a tree. If that wasn’t bad enough, the town’s police chief went on record shortly thereafter, saying of the kids who assaulted the biracial 8-year-old: “Mistakes they make as a young child should not have to follow them for the rest of their life.”
Source: Interview: Mother of 8-Year-Old Nearly Hanged in NH Speaks Out on Moving Forward With Her Son
From reimagining the border fence to creating Tijuana’s “La Mona” figure, these artists and craftspeople are putting life on the border under the lens.
Source: L.A.’s Latino Art Celebration Spotlights Craft Practices on the Border
Ahead of a meeting in New Hampshire, a member of the panel called it “highly likely” that the state’s Senate race was decided with bogus votes. Outrage ensues.
Source: Trump’s Voter Fraud Panel, No Stranger to Controversy, Creates Another One
The role of art in confronting important political and social issues is brought to the forefront at a new exhibition at the Whitney in New York
Source: A brief history of protest art from the 1940s until now – in pictures
The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy. - TA-NEHISI COATES
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The singer has shown her collection in Paris for the last two seasons.
Source: Rihanna Brings Fenty Back to New York Fashion Week
The Hood Incubator blends organizing tactics with legal and educational support and business connections to develop pathways for Black and Brown people who are typically frozen out of the growing legal weed economy.
Source: This Black-Led ‘Hood Incubator’ Aims to Cultivate More Marijuana Entrepreneurs of Color
The president is part of a wave of executives who have floundered once given power over government.
Source: Trump Is Showing You Really Can’t ‘Run Government Like a Business’
South Africa’s best style and culture bloggers right now.
Source: 5 Stylish Bloggers Putting South African Fashion on the Map
The city’s carnival is the backdrop for the “Art of Carnival Exhibit NYC” at Medgar Evers College Library in Brooklyn, coming Sept. 11
Source: CARIBBEAT: Diaspora festivities focus of ‘Art of Carnival’