In my recent move back to New York, I have been once again forced to reckon with how the change of pace and scenery changes my consumption of art. Of course, this list is not...
Cortney Connolly is passionate about learning, experiencing, and creating stories through writing to internally enlighten herself and potentially others. Her interests lie in discovering new methods
The convention was able to bring up topics in fashion that focused on reopening what seemed to be a new world in the wake of COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement.
Sometimes a friend really seeing you, holding space for you as you figure yourself out, can make all the difference.
As a society, the fixation poses the question of why are we so obsessed with finding humanity in those where light seems to cease to exist? Is it searching for humanity?
There are some who see the connection between Hiphop and the ancient cultures of its creators; the pulsating energies of native spirituality, West African mysticism and infusions of Eastern teachings.
After consulting Courtney Alexander’s deck Dust II Onyx: A Melanated Tarot (dust2onyx.com), which explores the intersections of Black identity through paintings and mixed media collage featuring historical facts, cultural myths, icons and symbolism of the Black Diaspora, these were her answers.
To the beginner’s ear, the sounds of GFOTY rings out like a 2000s pop princess ballad. But listening closer, her ‘sick beatz’ and profound lyrics speak to everyone’s inner, full-throttle rager.