Congratulations to AP community member and resident Free Candy, Brooklyn artist, Malcolm A Davis II being named by Huffington Post as one their Top 30 Black Artists under 40 alongside the likes the Kehinde Wiley, Derrick Adams, Paul Anthony Smith and more. Malcolm's mixed-media art is unique, playful and thought-provoking with just a hint of…Continue
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America is no stranger to the stark realities of gun violence in schools. The Sandy Hook tragedy unfolded as, not only the nation, the world clung to every premature development. As a collective, we may cry for the victims and their families, we may even express rage. We’ve been known to dissect these types of suburban tragedies,…Continue
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During last night’s Oscars ceremony, satirical publication The Onion called 9-year old actress and nominee, Quvenzhané Wallis, a “cunt” via its Twitter page.
By: Justin Allen, AFROPUNK Contributor
As a Black male, I was at first hesitant to write this. It is not my place to speak for Black…Continue
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Everyone's understandably mad about satirical paper The Onion calling child actress Quvenzhané Wallis a cunt in their (now deleted) Tweet.
Which brought us to another question: Is a small child's place in ego-driven Hollywood (or any type of…
To Be an Individual and to be Black: FIRE!! And the Younger Negro Artists of the 1920s From the very beginning of an African presence in America, there has been a deluge of propaganda concerning the nature and condition of being black in the American context. In concert with the abolition movements of the nineteenth century, African Americans of this period…Continue
The future of Community is uncertain. The superfans are stoked that tonight marks the return of the semi-hit Community to NBC, featuring the nerdy yet sexy but clumsy although sexy Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino), this was show…Continue
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We swear, these are not photographs! They're drawings by visual artist Kelvin Okafor. It's crazy what one can do with a pencil!
The Guardian calls him a "miraculous artist". Okafor lives and grew up in a tough neighborhood in the UK - Tottenham, North London. Drawing was his escape. An exhibition of his work just opened at London’s Science Museum.
Check out more images below and read the full article in …