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There are a lot of great shows coming out or starting back up in the month of September. From our favorite Black students at Winchester U to a Black reboot of a 90’s classic, check out these highly melanated shows in the month of September: Blood Brothers- This documentary explores the friendship between Muhammad Ali...
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This month, we are sharing artists whose work unteaches who is at the center of art and culture and offers bold and vivid lessons about Black culture and history. These Black, women artists create works that empower Black women, challenge their viewers, and inspire awe. These works share stories pulled from deep traditions, and in...
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As we celebrate 5 (five) years of working alongside Black girls and women, creating change for individuals and communities, we also want to celebrate Black women painters. Here are a few we are excited to share with you. Gwendolyn Knight moved to New York in the 1930s, joining the Post-Harlem Renaissance Movement. Her paintings depict...
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This month while we’re celebrating The Lighthouse’s 5th year, we are listening to Black podcasts that dig deep into the issues of being Black and brown in America and stories that reflect the necessity of the work being done at The Lighthouse | Black Girl Projects.
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No one could have predicted the intense and never-ending stress that has doggedly followed us from 2020. The uncertainty and negligence of our national, state, and local governments left me so mentally fatigued that I was often unable to focus on anything longer than 10 minutes. Walking around in a mental fog that never seemed...
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Listen. (Don’t you love how so many Black folks say “listen” then don’t say anything?!) It’s been five years for The Lighthouse | Black Girl Projects, and we’re celebrating. It’s also Black August, and in Black liberation, the month is a point of reflection and study. As we have moved celebrating our birthday to August—an...
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A lot of great films and series out this August - check it out!
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August tends to be a slow month for book releases, hopefully because people are celebrating The Lighthouse’s Birthday Month!!!, but thankfully there are a couple of upcoming titles you will want to put on your TBR list:
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Carry On: Reflections for a New Generation by John Lewis It’s been almost a year since Representative John Lewis transitioned from this life, but thanks to this collection of his final reflections we can still lean on his wisdom to create a bit of good trouble. In these pages, Lewis offers advice and inspiration for...
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This month while we’re talking about all things Black Culture through the lens of Blackity Black, then a Little Blacker. We’re listening to Black podcasts that top some of the most popular lists of pop culture, gossip, comedy, and Black and queer identity. As our editor put it, “In June, whatever is happening—that’s not news—is...
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