Black Culture

Country music is deeply rooted in the black American experience, and yet the genre hasn't quite lost its original racial designation.
The popularity of Texas-style barbecue has white-washed a cuisine that was rooted in Native American and African heritage. These black pitmasters are trying to keep history intact.
"Just because ur child is black doesn't mean u get to rock OUR cornrows," one commenter wrote on Instagram.
By Elizabeth J. West, Georgia State University/The Conversation Though we often discuss World War I through the lens of history
The National Museum of African American History and Culture is devoting a yearlong special exhibition to the media mogul’s cultural legacy.
A young dancer talks about performing with the queen in her history-making show.
San Francisco's Grace Cathedral is using Beyoncé's music to highlight black female spirituality.
Should we focus on police brutality or misogynoir? There’s room to do both in the case of Stephon Clark.
We must treat missing black women and girls as America's problem, instead of an issue relegated to the margins of the black community.
I may not be a colonizer, but I still feel like an outsider.
"To see people of all backgrounds wearing clothing that celebrates their heritage... moved me and my wife to tears."
“Black Panther” is being hailed as one of the best Marvel Cinematic Universe movies ever. The stars say it’s all down to the representative and celebration of African culture, that was reflected on the red carpet looks.
"I surrounded them with African art and images of beautiful women that they can relate to,” she said.
(Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures) Baldwin was born in Harlem in 1924. He moved to Paris around 1950, eventually taking
The writing, direction, performances and production elements are filled with a grace that leaves a lasting impression. It's as if the battle this unassuming couple waged must have been blessed from the start.
One Note at a Time (***) New Orleans gives musicians a safe haven, and in return those thankful artists ply their trade on