From the minds of Keith Miller and Chuck Collins, Triboro Tales is the psychedelic NYC experience of 3 friends navigating the city with not much more than love, friendship and MUSIC. AFROPUNK is proud to present Season 1 of the graphic novel on afropunk.com. Dive into mundane-adventures-turned-extraordinary through the visually fantastic world…Continue
Dr. Dorothy I. Height (March 24, 1912 – April 20, 2010)
Dr. Dorothy I. Height was a celebrated educator, American administrator, Civil Rights and Women’s Rights activist whose career spanned over seventy years. After attending and graduating from some of the most prestigious universities in the nation including, New York University and…Continue
Added by Eye Candy on June 21, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
First they put DIDDY in the 'Raisin in the Sun' musical/movie and THEN they made the Color Purple with American Idol star Fantasia (who, granted, was FABULOUS) and now there is this: a Basquiat musical in the wings.
By: Alexandria Gamlin, AFROPUNK Content Editor
Now before I get myself in a tisy about something that…Continue
Added by Eye Candy on June 18, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments
"Why is it so difficult for Black American men to be themselves, their essential selves and to remain who they truly are?"
Question Bridge is an interactive project using video as a format to facilitate a conversation between people who are separated by class, age, geographical, philosophical, and cultural differences.…
A redux on Art and creation from AFROPUNK Contributor Kathryn Buford, for 'Live Unchained'. Read original article and more HERE
Like all good journey’s, …Continue
Added by Eye Candy on June 11, 2013 at 6:11pm — No Comments
Looks like the rumors are true! The original dog-pound-late-night-king, Arsenio Hall is returning to TV. and Leon Knoles is directing. OH MAN, Fallon, watch your back!
"Leon Knoles has been tapped to serve as director for the new The Arsenio Hall Show, which…Continue
Added by Eye Candy on June 10, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Tattooist Al Fliction has been here for years. The Brooklyn native and self-taught artist first made his mark in the art world during the golden age of graffiti. Since then he has had a successful run airbrushing Hip-Hop legends on t-shirts for his clothing line, Air Wear NYC. He is the owner of Skin & Ink…Continue
Lil Raggamuffin Summer Camp is an arts and community-development/mentorship summer program taking place in Jamaica. If you'd like to support this year's edition and their project to open a year-round community center (the Blue Mountain Art Institute), click …Continue
Added by Eye Candy on June 10, 2013 at 11:02am — No Comments
This coming Wednesday, June 12th, the AFROPUNK team is heading to the Philadelphia Museum of Art to screenThe Triptych, a Terence Nance-directed documentary produced by AFROPUNK Pictures that highlights the…Continue
Added by Eye Candy on June 6, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Congrats to Issa Rae (aka Awkward Black Girl) who will play Nina Simone in the upcoming Lorraine Hansberry biopic. Shadow and Act reports: "What will be an unconventional biopic based on the life of playwright, author,…Continue