Black Arts

Artists Kalup Linzy and Shinique Smith, who are featured in Barnes Foundation 30 Americans, talk about their influences, goals, Black arts movement and more.

The President and Mrs. Obama have shown their love for black art (and artists)—from poetry and spoken word to actors and singers— throughout this most historic presidency.

Erykah Badu is hosting a two-part series about the Black Power and Black Arts movement of the late ’60s and ’70s on BBC Radio 4 called “Black Is A Country.” SEE ALSO: TV’s Worst New Show The first segment, which aired last week, touches on the political climate of the era while exploring some of […]