Racial Politics

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Culture Digest

The special-edition Fourth of July shoe has been criticized for using an icon of slave-era America

BY Kadish Morris | 04 JUL 19

‘Black people don’t fear the dead, it’s the living we worry about’

BY Nadia Latif | 19 MAR 19
News

Maryland Institute College of Art has addressed its admissions policy which refused black students between 1895 and 1954

BY Frieze News Desk | 26 FEB 19

A new book traces the role of the black model in art history from the 19th century to today

BY Frieze News Desk | 20 FEB 19
News

Black Lives Matter Arts+Culture has been launched in a bid to promote African American artists ‘changing the world’

07 NOV 18
Influences

The artist reflects on the sounds that have shaped their thinking

BY Evan Ifekoya | 20 SEP 18
News

A PR agency darkened white students’s skin and digitally inserted black students into a class trip photo

14 SEP 18

Why the sportswear corporation built a brand philosophy premised on personal transcendence and social justice

BY Alan Bradshaw | 12 SEP 18

How will the Black Panther writer, known for his landmark critical assessments of race, take on the quintessential symbol of Americana?

BY Julian Chambliss | 06 AUG 18

On the eve of a major show at the National Portrait Gallery, considering the legacy of MJ in light of ‘Apeshit’ and fraught debates on Blackness

BY Sonya Dyer | 21 JUN 18

At BALTIC, Gateshead, the Turner prize-winner uses East African fabrics and the words of renowned black writers to question ideas of belonging

BY Kadish Morris | 02 JUN 18

A surprising show of silhouettes at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. sheds light on obscure chapters of US history 

BY Evan Moffitt | 23 MAY 18

Toyin Ojih Odutola’s portraits of a fictional aristocratic Nigerian family push toward an expanded definition of the ‘black experience’

BY Chase Quinn | 15 MAY 18
News

Inspired by Berlin’s Holocaust Memorial, it’s the first of its kind in the country

26 APR 18

Public debate around Confederate insignia has little to do with historical fact, and everything to do with collective memory

BY Julian Chambliss | 23 AUG 17

Blum & Poe, Los Angeles

BY Jonathan Griffin | 01 JUN 11