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NewsNigerian artists want to exchange new artworks for the British Museum's Benin Bronzes

For the return of the Benin Bronzes currently housed at the British Museum in London, a group of Nigerian artists is offering new artworks in its place.

NewsPhiladelphia Museum of Art will return an ornate shield once looted by the Nazis to the Czech Republic

After eight decades the shield will finally return home, to the place where it has been decorating the Konopiště Castle for many years,” said Lubomír Zaorálek, Minister of Culture of the Czech Republic. 

Art, Politics & SocietyThe Scurlock Studio: How a team of father and sons empowered a community through photography

From studio portraits to street documentation, Addison Scurlock's photography tells the story of early 20th century Black Americans.

NewsSmithsonian acquires essential, rare early photography collection by and featuring Black Americans

The collection features almost 300 objects which feature photography of abolitionists, women entrepreneurs of the Underground Railroad, and photographic jewelry.

Art, Politics & SocietyImage Is Power: How Kwame Brathwaite Changed The Narrative With Photography

Meet the man behind the images that drove the Black Is Beautiful movement at its inception.

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