On June 11, Dallas photographer Nicolas Harris debuted an exhibition that further connected the art scene in North Texas. Though this was his first exhibition, it was hardly about focusing on his talent. This photo exhibition was about celebrating the long journeys that 26 creatives have been on…Continue
For some, the larger their coarse, coily hair becomes, the more uniquely beautiful they feel. For me, it was like being forced to exist in society wearing fewer clothes as time passed until I was finally wearing absolutely nothing. No two journeys (yes, it is a journey) in the pursuit of natural hair are the same, but I never would have thought mine would be like this.
As reported in the Huffington Post, a new bill "introduced in the Texas House of Representatives would make it illegal for private citizens to record police within 25 feet". In light of recent events (including last week's fatal shooting of unarmed Walter L. Scott by a white officer) this news is shocking to say the least. A petition has now been created to fight the bill by non profit organisation Brave New Films, which you can sign…Continue
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Houstonians celebrated a week of fashion and philanthropy during the annual Houston Fashion Week showcased at the JW Marriott Hotel. Notable dignitaries in attendance were Ms. Trinelle Mc Hughes-Thomas from the City of Houston, Mayor's office, Miss Houston, Miss Teen Houston, Mrs. Texas Int'l, Miss Jr. Lone Star State and Miss Teen…Continue
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||The first annual African Fashion Week Houston brought together Houstonians and international guests to celebrate the cultural traditions of…|
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L to R: Publisher Tosan Aduayi, Kimma Wreh of TeKay Designs and Regina Onyeibe (The City of Dallas Africa liaison officer)…
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It's rare for a band to make such a huge impression despite only having 2 finished songs recorded, but Austin's BLXPLTN are something else. A mix of electro and hardcore punk, the trio's 2 singles “Train” and “Stop and Frisk” are positively bone-crushing. The trio of kQ, TaSzlin, and Javelin are coming to Brooklyn to play an AFROPUNK…Continue
They've only finished recording 2 songs so far, but everyone we've played BLXPLTN's demos for has had the same reaction. “What is this? This is fucking dope.” It'd basically be irresponsible not to share it.
By Nathan Leigh, AFROPUNK Contributor…
The Jimi Hendrix biopic featuring Andre 3000 will make its US premiere at the SXSW Festival in March! Billboard reports: "John Ridley's 'Jimi: All Is By My Side' comes to SXSW after playing the Toronto International Film Festival. Benjamin portrays the guitarist in 1966-67 as he is on the verge of becoming a rock legend."…Continue
King Texas is a photographer born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He grew up in the astringent realities of East New York while regularly traveling with his father who worked for the United Nations. Texas' current project, BLA CK NESS, highlights the…Continue
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