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Cast of Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ make first appearance at Comic Con

Posted by Eye Candy on July 25, 2016 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

The main cast of the best Marvel movie ever made their first appearance together at Comic Con this past weekend, much to the internet’s delight. Joining Chadwick Boseman (as T'Challa / a.k.a. Black Panther) is Lupita Nyong'o…

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VIDEO PREMIERE: South African noise-rockers DOOKOOM seek revenge on the powers that be in “The Devil Made Me Do It”

Posted by Sound Check on July 25, 2016 at 11:31am 0 Comments

We’re starting the week off with a video premiere from South African hip-hop and noise-rock collective …

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FKA twigs will premiere new movie at BAM in Brooklyn in August

Posted by Sound Check on July 25, 2016 at 10:27am 0 Comments

On Aug. 3rd, sensuous electro-soul singer FKA Twigs will present the world premiere for her a visual short project, ‘Soundtrack 7’ at BAMcinématek in Brooklyn. The abstract, but autobiographical, piece documents the petite…

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White Mayor of Sommerville refuses to remove ‘Black Lives Matter’ banner from City Hall

Posted by The Race Card on July 25, 2016 at 4:57pm 0 Comments

A Black Lives Matter banner has been hanging in front of City Hall in Sommerville Massachusetts since the town’s white major had it erected in August 2015. Since then, a Somerville Police Employee’s Association sent a letter to…

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OP-ED: Writing Mali Into Light: photographer Seydou Keïta’s celebration of the black body on exhibition at Paris’ Grand Palais

Posted by Eye Candy on July 25, 2016 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

These days I am often thinking about the Black body. I am thinking about Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and the way this list of bodies will be longer by the time I'm done writing this. I am thinking about the camera…

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NEW MUSIC: Check Out OBie Mavuso, The Queer South African Singer Songwriter on a Mission to Redefine “Alternative” #SoundCheck

Posted by Sound Check on July 25, 2016 at 2:03pm 0 Comments

“I don't mind humans, but I prefer my own company,” South African singer songwriter OBie Mavuso sings on the disaffected “Humans” off her Cosmic Fire EP. The EP pulls at the tension between trying to fix the oppressive…

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INTERVIEW: Meet the composer behind your favorite cartoons: Sebastian Evans

Posted by Eye Candy on July 25, 2016 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

What makes our favorite animated series so great? While many nerds will tell you it’s the artistic style, the relatable dialogue, or the engaging stories that cement shows like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Ben 10: Omniverse, or…

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Art Hoe Collective: self care in the black community in the midst of all this anti-black violence

Posted by Eye Candy on July 22, 2016 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

Who mourns every day for strangers as if their own brother was killed? Who lives in constant fear for loved ones, strangers and for themselves? Who tenses and prepares for the worst every time they hear the words “did…

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