Arts + Culture

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the Black is Beautiful movement began. Both men and women stopped straightening their hair and wore afros to show that black hair was not inherently ugly. This style was also a representation of black beauty and was meant to eradicate the idea that black people had to live up to eurocentric standards.

Celebrating My Crown with Confidence & Compliments

Feb. 11, 2020 / By
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The journey to re-loving my natural hair.

Award-winning painter showcases ocean ripples, pollution awareness at Aquarium of the Pacific

Nov. 26, 2019 / By
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"Finding aesthetic elegance helps me cope with the destruction," said ocean and water artist Danielle Eubank.

MOLAA’s 2019 Día de los Muertos Exhibit Showcases the Old and New

Nov. 25, 2019 / By
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One artist hand-sewed an 18-foot quilt honoring women killed in Mexico for a selected period of time.