Artists

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PHOTO ESSAY: The Artist's Way to Self Care

In her photo and interview series “Chrysalis,” Nigerian-American photographer Biance M.S. Alebiosu explores how Black artists practice self-care. 

Time Magazine Unveils 2015's 100 Most Influential People

Laverne Cox, Misty Copeland and the “titan” Kanye West are just a few people of color on the list.

MTV's 'Rebel Music' to Feature Indigenous Artists in North America

The episode will premiere on Rebel Music’s Facebook page next Thursday.

Touching Photographs From an Asian Artist Reconciling Displacement

Pimprae Hiranprueck inserts herself into family photographs and landscapes of her home country in her ‘Intersecting the Parallels’ project.

Inside Out 11M Public Art Project Hits Miami

11M draws attention to the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S. through a participatory art project.

Margaret Cho, Alice Walker and 100 More Artists Call for Humane Immigration Reform

Their statement comes just as the Senate takes up its immigration bill.

Artist You Should Know: Laura Mvula

It’s been a good day at Colorlines.com and so it’s only appropriate we share a song with you that includes lots of bells and hand clapping.

I’ll let Pop Africa introduce you to Laura Mvula:

Gabby Douglas, Wu Tsang Featured In New York Times' 'Twelve For 12' List

The list highlights notable designers, Olympians, filmmakers, writers and innovators.

Art and Activism in Charm City: Five Baltimore Collectives That Are Facing Race

There’s more to Baltimore’s arts scene than John Waters. Colorlines hung out with five collectives trying to reshape the city’s culture.

A New Play Explores the Beauty of Being Black in the Green Movement

Marc Bamuthi Joseph’s “red, black, and GREEN: a blues” is an interactive and intimate look at how communities are redefining sustainability.

You Gotta Work the Culture If You Wanna Change the Politics

Rinku Sen profiles several artists and cultural organizers who’s work you can check out this summer–and at our Facing Race conference in November.