America’s Black creative class is busy both re-framing some parts and eradicating others, of the life, culture, and history that we have led.
Issue 43 on November 14th, 2016
"The internet in and of itself is very male and very pale and very English. The way that we write copy, the way we code, the way we find solutions to technical problems, all ascribe to that philosophy of 'white, male and pale.'"
Issue 36 on April 26th, 2016
Who controls the machines? How are they made? And who makes them?
Issue 29 on November 3rd, 2015
We still see male-dominated lineup after male-dominated lineup, at clubs and festivals predominantly run by male bookers and promoters.
Issue 28 on October 13th, 2015
Social media jobs may not involve coding. They may not involve debugging. They may not involve writing a novel or reporting. But they’re still analytical as fuck, with a measure of art in there.
Issue 28 on October 12th, 2015
We may be persuaded that “art is for everyone”; the Internet finally democratizing its creation, its distribution, and its valuation. And yet, the democratization of art argument is necessarily laced with issues of means, access and opportunity.
Mythology on March 17th, 2014
Behind-the-scenes with stealth startup Curatoric, and conversations with creators, historians and curators of African and Diasporic African art.
Form on February 3rd, 2014
Botticelli, 26 pairs of panties, hundreds of broken tea cups and challenging what it means to be feminine.