In July 2016, writer Renée Watson decided to try and save Langston Hughes’s home to preserve his legacy and what he stood for.
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Renée Watson is a writer and educator based in Harlem, NY.
This fall, a group of transgender Latina women will open a worker-owned beauty salon in Queens.
Nicole Georges is a cartoonist and memoirist based in Portland, OR, whose book, Calling Dr. Laura, was nominated for an award at the Angoulême International Comics Festival.
Kid Reporter Marianne Nacanaynay Interviews Jeana Lindo on Elegant Black Ladies, Photography and RacismMar 25th, 2016 • Category: Culture & Activism
Jeana Lindo, photography student at Parsons School of Design, released a book called Elegant Black Ladies that artfully challenges stereotypes of black women in photography.
Only one woman has ever won the Lifetime Achievement Grand Prix award at the second largest comic book festival in France.
Will Central Park’s famous horse-drawn carriages soon be banned?
What does a history of racism in photography mean for the medium today?