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In Conversation: Artist Profile on Darius Moreno
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In Conversation: Artist Profile on Darius Moreno

  By Jade Flint, Culture Editor Vivid memories of go-go, early 2000’s streetwear turned fashion, and the parties that surrounded it all describe the environment that artist, Darius Moreno, was raised in. Although classically trained at Duke Ellington High School and Parsons School of Art and Design, his affinity for the ghetto-fabulous shines through in…

How Pyer Moss Brought Black Culture to High Fashion
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How Pyer Moss Brought Black Culture to High Fashion

By: Jade Orr, Staff Reporter When analyzing Kerby Jean-Raymond’s contributions to fashion and streetwear design for Pyer Moss, we have to acknowledge the messages, political and cultural, included in his work for Pyer Moss’ Spring-Summer RTW 2019 collection. He didn’t leave it to the designs to speak for themselves but instead used the entire production…

Preview: Pop-Up Magazine Brings Live Storytelling to D.C.
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Preview: Pop-Up Magazine Brings Live Storytelling to D.C.

It’s no secret that magazines have evolved over time. Print and digital magazines have struggled to maintain relevancy as viewers’ attention is harder and harder to retain. This has lead companies to explore different storytelling formats, some of them leaving behind the idea of publishing all together. We’ve seen through media and marketing trends that…

Noname Album Review: Growing Up in Room 25
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Noname Album Review: Growing Up in Room 25

By: Sasha Charlemagne, Staff Writer Fatimah Warner, better known by her stage name Noname, has created a new work of art with her album ‘Room 25’. The rapper’s long awaited sophomore album was released September 14th and features cover art by Bryant Giles. The 26-year-old Chicago native walks us through her journey as she moves…

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Walk Up Wednesdays At the National African American Museum

By: Tye Dennis, Staff Reporter On Labor Day, the National Museum of African-American History and Culture opened its doors for the first of the Walk-Up Weekdays, a pilot program for no pass entry to the museum. Every weekday in September, visitors can enter the museum without pre-registering for a timed pass. The museum entrance is…

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