The Arts For The Culture

  The Arts are an underrated part of The Culture’s heritage. From dance to painting and drawing, here is our list of black creators in this most creative of spaces.   DANCERS/CHOREOGRAPHERS Katlyn Addison(ballerina) – The third black ballerina in history to play the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker, choreographers and model for Elevé…

Blogs For The Culture

  Black blogs cover it all. From fashion, to travel. Lifestyle to food. Check out our list of bloggers repping The Culture.   FASHION Color Me Courtney – Color Me Courtney is exactly how it sounds. The New York-based style blogger has a wardrobe that is all about fun, vibrant, and unique choices. www.colormecourtney.com Tiffany Battle– The…

Film/TV For The Culture

  Here is our list of the creators creating the visuals and stories that rep The Culture on the big and small screen.   DIRECTORS Angela Bassett– American Horror Story (TV Series, 2 episodes), Breakthrough (TV Series Documentary), Whitney (TV Movie) Maggie Betts– Novitiate (Movie), Engram (Short), The Carrier (Documentary) Chadwick Boseman– Heaven (Short), Blood Over a Broken…

Fashion For The Culture

  Fashion and style are major parts of The Culture. Check out our list of African-American designers and stylist.   DESIGNERS Carly Cushnie – Co-founder of the Cushnie Et Ochs fashion line. Their signature looks are clean, modern cut-out dresses, sculpted knitwear, and tailored pieces best known for impeccable fit. Sean Combs – Charles Harbison – Creative…

Books & Authors For The Culture

  AUTHORS   Maya Angelou– I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,Gather Together in My Name, Singin’ and Swingin’ and Gettin’ Merry Like Christmas, The Heart of a Woman, All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes, A Song Flung Up to Heaven,Mom & Me & Mom, I Shall Not Be Moved, Phenomenal Woman: Four Poems Celebrating…

Culture Classics I Summertime

  #CultureClassics Every Thursday we like to take it back and give you a Culture Classic. A clip from a film/TV show or a music video from back in the day that reps The Culture to the fullest!   SUMMERTIME DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince’s classic hip-hop ode to everyone’s favorite time of…

Wiki: YouTube For The Culture

  Check out our ever-expanding list of YouTubers and channels for The Culture! *This is beta version 1.0* If content is king then visual content is the king of kings. We use photographs and videos to communicate so much today. And thanks to YouTube it’s given people of color the platform to tell their stories…

Wiki: Podcasts For The Culture

    2 DOPE QUEENS – Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams are funny. They’re black. They’re BFFs. And they host a live comedy show in Brooklyn. Join the 2 Dope Queens, along with their favorite comedians, for stories about sex, romance, race, hair journeys, living in New York. https://www.wnycstudios.org/shows/dopequeens AFROPOP WORLDWIDE – Afropop Worldwide is a radio…