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Renowned Black artist Synthia Saint James—who created the U.S. Postal Service’s first Kwanzaa stamp—has released an art book.

Marian Wright Edelman, Ava DuVernay and Venus and Serena Williams will be honored by the National Portrait Gallery.

Visionary Spike Lee will receive the Directors Guild of America’s lifetime achievement award.

A statue commemorating the life and legacy of trailblazing abolitionist Harriet Tubman was unveiled at Philadelphia’s City Hall.

Solange’s platform Saint Heron is launching a free library that features the work of Black creatives.

For the first time in its 142-year history, The Art Institute of Chicago has a Black woman board chair.

Issa Rae has teamed up with LIFEWTR for an initiative designed to amplify the artistry of diverse creatives.

10-year-old Chelsea Phaire is creating art kits for children living in homeless shelters amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

A 9-year-old from Virginia created an art kit dubbed “More than Peach” that celebrates multicultural crayon shades.

The Black Artists + Designers Guild celebrates the artistry of Black creators.

Talladega College opened a new museum that will house Amistad paintings worth $50 million.

The Obama portraits will embark on a national museum tour in 2021.