En Vogue - Give It Up, Turn It Loose
We truly do slay in it tho. Like… Like.
Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
One of my favorite movies ☺️.
i held back a lot of tears through the whole movie but i was defeated with this scene. and i do think this movie makes sense, although it can be interpreted in several ways. thats the beauty of it.
Ronald Regan opposed the Anti-Apartheid Act that was instrumental in ending Apartheid in South Africa. Before it passed, he went on TV calling it ”immoral” and “utterly repugnant.” After it passed, Regan vetoed it. The Republican-controlled congress had a less racist sense of morality. They got a…
Feminist Art Friday Feature: Tim Okamura
Contemporary Realist Tim Okamura uses his art to explore the lives of urban PoC. Deeply inspired by hip hop, his work often depicts his subjects with graffiti and urban motifs. Originally from Canada, Okamura’s personal story is impacted by his family’s time in an internment camp due to their Japanese heritage. Now, he uses his work to help tell the stories of others whose narratives need to be told. He describes painting WoC in a recent interview:
“It became more clear as I continued down this path that these women personified a segment of our society that had been under-represented, even neglected, in the history of figurative painting and narrative works. At once, I found myself absorbed with representing my subjects in a way that was simultaneously honest and truthful to my eye, but was also concerned with a respectful portrayal of the grace and dignity of those who sat for me.”
Read more about Tim Okamura and his work here:
Black History Month
Anyone who wants “white history month” should learn instead about how whiteness has been used to discriminate.
A boy painting, Ann Zelle, 1968