Photography has a unique ability to allow people access to places they will never visit. In a way, photographers act as guides, introducing people, places, and ideas. A photograph also has the ability to change people’s perspectives. Michael Aboya, a photographer from Ghana, recognizes just how powerful a photo can be, and he seeks to use that power.
Music has always been a vital part of Jillette Johnson’s life, from singing in front of her family to releasing numerous albums over a decades-long musical career. From country to pop, Johnson has covered multiple genres of music, her talent and passion ring clear on every song and album. She has powerful vocals that have only gotten stronger throughout her career, and as a singer-songwriter, so has the lyrics she has written.
My expectations for any movie about the Black Panther Party are always high. One of my favorite movies growing up was Panther, where they showed a lot of the efforts of the Black Panthers in Oakland. I grew up hearing about the impact of the Chicago branch of the organization. The older I got, the more politically aware I became.
With fashion trends constantly changing, it is no small feat when a brand manages to stay relevant for over fifty years. Classic designs and progressive ideas are both necessary to stand the test of time. Etro has mastered the art of creating clothes that bear a semblance to the past, while simultaneously producing a clothing line that is authentically unique.
The art world suffered an immense loss in April 2020, when artist, curator, and scholar David Driskell passed away at the age of 88 due to COVID-19 complications. Driskell’s work, including his own art and the exhibitions he curated, continues to be a staple of American art and art history.