Meet Black Creators

The latest installment of the Black History and Culture project celebrating U.S. Black artists, music makers, and pop culture icons

In collaboration with

The National Jazz Museum in HarlemSouls Grown Deep FoundationSmithsonian National Museum of African American History and CultureThe Kinsey African American Art & History CollectionInternational African American MuseumUniversal Hip Hop Museum - Hip Hop Education CenterMuseum Of UnCut FunkThe Greenwood Art Project
and 42 more collections

Questlove's Unique Take on the Summer of '69

The musical icon discusses "Summer of Soul"

Summer of Soul: The Trailer

Questlove's documentary using never-before-seen footage from the Harlem Culture Festival

Dasha Kelly Hamilton on Gee's Bend Quilters

Listen to original work by Wisconsin's poet laureate as she responds to quilts from the Soul's Grown Deep collection

Which artist painted this?
Bill Traylor
Bill Traylor was a self-taught artist who began painting at age 85

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Get close to masterpieces from the Kinsey Collection and others in high resolution