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On Guava Island, a local musician is determined to throw a festival for everyone to enjoy. A tropical thriller starring Donald Glover and Rihanna.
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"Kehinde Wiley’s large-scale portraiture blends his subjects with traditional works by Old Masters, filling in the empty spaces of history where black subjects are largely missing. Glorifying them with precise technique and hero angles, he employs an expert understanding of the “language of black skin.” Wiley tackles questions of inclusion and black identity through a paradoxical confronting and luring vis a vis the beauty of his works, disallowing the message to be glazed over."
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The Voice 2017 Blind Audition - Shi'Ann Jones: "Drown in My Own Tears"
"London-born Lina Iris Viktor’s Midas touch brings a reminiscent, ancient glamour to our present day. Using her own form to transport along all who enter her space, we slip into her bold blue, white and gold universe of all that glitters, hanging balanced in her fearlessly forged geometric continuum."
"You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have."
- Maya Angelou
"Awol Erizku's conceptually swift work depicting black women in alarmingly simple marriages from traditional art history (like his Girl with a Bamboo Earring) challenges his very influencers."
Moonlight is a 2016 American coming-of-age drama film written and directed by Barry Jenkins. Moonlight became the first film with an all-black cast, the first LGBTQ film, and the second-lowest-grossing film domestically (behind The Hurt Locker) to win the Oscar for Best Picture. The film's editor, Joi McMillon, became the first black woman to be nominated for an editing Oscar (alongside co-editor Nat Sanders), and Ali became the first Muslim to win an acting Oscar.
Tim Okamura is a contemporary Canadian painter known for his depiction of African-American and minority subjects in urban settings, and his combination of graffiti and realism.
Kendrick Lamar accepts the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Music from Columbia University
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