Categoría

Estética negra
There was a woman born from a Lotus Her heart was golden, deep as the ocean And then this one man, he came and broke it ‘Til it was open, just like a Lotus Oh, yes, there were explosions She found her focus, the beast awoken # I almost died twice before I was even born.  The first would’ve been via abortion. In...
Leer más
November is National Novel Writing Month and to celebrate Black Girl Times wants to shine a light on hard-working Black authors and the book industry they have to navigate.  There’s plenty of stirring work out there, from Angie Thomas to Toni Morrison, to the trend-setting science fiction of Octavia E. Butler and Rivers Solomon’s smash hit An Unkindness of...
Leer más
What are you grateful for? I have so much gratitude for all the wonderful expressions of self, challenge, passion, hurt, love, and so many other artistic interpretations I see in our world. And I’m grateful that each day I get to experience something new and share some of those findings with you. We are celebrating...
Leer más
Every month The Lighthouse invites writers to reflect on a theme. For October we asked writers to reflect on the Spaces Between: Black Girls and Women in the Worlds We’re In & The Worlds We’re Building. That’s meant thinking about: the spaces between the living and the dead as understood through Black and African spiritualities; the...
Leer más
Often when September rolls around, I find myself thinking of Earth, Wind and Fire’s ode to the 21st day of the month. Truth be told, I don’t know most of the words to the song, so I can’t tell you what it’s about besides something special about September 21. I know it sounds celebratory, though,...
Leer más
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...
Leer más
An article the Lighthouse produced on Haiti’s recent travails took an unexpected turn last month. Our focus had begun with the damage of colorism in Haiti, but it could not possibly stay a “Haitian story,” not with all the similarities and parallels between the little island nation and the U.S. For starters, multiple sources we’d...
Leer más
Black excellence amplifies those making history right now and inspires following generations to aspire for greatness.
Leer más
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...
Leer más
It’s about our priorities—what we pledge our allegiances to. If we say we are committed to supporting Black girls and women, buoying marginalized communities writ large, and creating an equitable society, that, by proxy, means we are also committed to destroying the power systems that uphold that. … even if we must sacrifice some luxuries.
Leer más
1 2 3

Boletín de noticias

es_COEspañol de Colombia