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Jordan Casteel wants to change the staleness of the high art world and how it views black men. The Denver artist has been painting portraits of people in her community before she was an art student at Yale and it evolved as she made a home in Harlem, N.Y.

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Kashmir Thompson may not be a household name just yet, but her artwork is just as important as the Jean-Michel Basquiats, Kara Walkers and Kehinde Wileys of the world. The 20-something-year-old Cleveland native has become an internet sensation over the past year for capturing some of the most iconic moments of the 1990s in a […]

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theGrio REPORT - An art exhibit in Chicago depicting a life-sized imitation of the scene of Brown's death has been called "disgusting" by Michael Brown's father.

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NEW YORK (AP) — In torn jeans and saddled with a black backpack, Andrew Witten glances up and down the street for police...

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