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Black Is Beautiful Playlist (and more!)


Untitled (Black is Beautiful), Kwame Brathwaite; Designer: Bob Gumbs, 1970.

Image @ Phillip Martin Gallery

Izms of Art's recently-created playlist was inspired by the traveling-exhibition, Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite. Brathwaite is noted for using his craft to portray Black beauty and foment social change.


Click here to listen to the play list on Spotify. And while you're listening, click here to read Tanisha C. Ford's essay, in aperture, about the significance of Braithwaite's work.

I focused on perfecting my craft so that I could use my gift to inspire thought, relay ideas, and tell stories of our struggle, our work, our liberation. - Kwame Brathwaite