I don’t like the argument that colleges aren’t preparing students for careers and that’s a terrible thing. I don’t think colleges should necessarily prepare students for specific careers. liberal arts education shouldn’t transform into vocational training. why do 22 year olds have to have their…
Blu Ivys hair a mess
I mean the kool laid is so strong
Why do people delete my blurb about the photo tho and me as the source
Madonna gave her Prince Vanity 6 tribute tonight!
You tried it
It is for this reason that the Black body, and subsequently Black culture, has become a hungered-after taboo item and a nightmarish bugbear in the badlands of the American racial imagination. Something to be possessed and something to be erased—an operation that explains not only the ceaseless parade of troublesome Black stereotypes still proferred and preferred by Hollywood (toms, coons, mammies, mulattoes, and bucks, in Donald Bogle’s coinage), but the American music industry’s never-ending quest for a white artist who can competently perform a Black musical impersonation: Paul Whiteman, Elvis Presley, the Rolling Stones, Sting, Britney Spears, ’N Sync, Pink, Eminem—all of those contrived and promoted to do away with bodily reminders of the Black origins of American pop pleasure.
It is with this history in mind that African-American performance artist Roger Guenveur Smith once posed the question: Why does everyone love Black music but nobody loves Black people?
Kehinde Wiley, A stable of horse paintings
A Few Shots Of Kara Walker Exhibit At MoCA - Chicago