Michael Ford’s Amazing Custom Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman

Michael Ford Custom Eames Lounge & Ottoman

Although it’s too late to win this incredible customized Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman by The Hip Hop Architect, aka Michael Ford, and furniture company Herman Miller, it’s worth sharing the unique piece of furniture and the story behind it. Read more

What to the Slave is the Fourth of July? Read by Douglass Descendants.

What to the Slave is the Fourth of July? Read by Douglass Descendants

To say that this year has been a year of drama, fear, learning, change and enlightenment is an understatement. And we continue with opening your eyes by sharing this short film with you today on the ironically named Independence Day. Read more

The Chicks (now minus Dixie) Release March March

The chicks march march

The band formerly known as The Dixie Chicks composed of singer Natalie Maines and multi-instrumentalist sisters Martie Erwin Maguire and Emily Strayer, have dropped the term “Dixie” from their name and are using their fame and platform to spread anti-racist messages with the release of March March from their upcoming Gaslighting album. Read more

Great Collection of Emory Douglas’ Revolutionary Art For The Black Panthers

Graphic designer Emory Douglas is best known for his inspirational and historically important revolutionary artwork created as the Minister of Culture for The Black Panthers from 1967-1980. Read more

Kadir Nelson “Say Their Names” Cover for New Yorker Magazine

Artist kadir nelson say their names

If you’re still unaware of the work of talented artist Kadir Nelson, you won’t be for long. For years now, the Los Angeles artist has impressed with his paintings, illustrations, magazine covers and many beautifully illustrated, award-winning children’s books. Now take a look at his powerful newest piece, Say Their Names, created for the cover of the June 22, 2020 issue of The New Yorker Magazine. Read more

Why You Need To Follow Us On Social Media.

if it's hip it's here on social media

With so very much happening all over the world and at such a quick pace, we have been posting and sharing a lot on our Social Media platforms that we don’t publish here on the blog. Great videos, memes, links and more. To keep up please be sure to follow us on Twitter, on Facebook, Pinterest and on Instagram. Read more

Artist Jammie Holmes Takes To The Skies for Justice

jammie holmes banners for George

In response to the recent murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police, artist Jammie Holmes initiated a potent public demonstration that extended across 5 cities. On Saturday, May 30 between the hours of 11:30 am and 9pm Eastern time, Airplanes with banners presenting Floyd’s final words flew above Detroit, Miami, Dallas, LA and NY connecting these places across the U.S. in a national protest supporting Minneapolis against police brutality within the African American community.⁠⠀ Read more

Pictures of A City in Pain. Los Angeles Protests & Riots Caught In Photos.

Harina Yacob 26, quotes George Floyd’s plaintive plea on her face mask in Los Angeles. Photo by Jason Armond

The riots that have been occurring all over this country in the past 48+ hours should come as no surprise given both recent and old events. Add to hundreds of years of mistreatment four months of being quarantined and it’s no wonder we’ve reached a tipping point. A necessary one at that. Read more