Sep 062012
 

Barack Obama inspired his way into the White House in 2008 with a message that resonated on the streets of Washington, DC. Since then, depictions of the President have popped up across the nation’s capital. Obama-related graffiti even made it into our very first blog post, just after inauguration in 2009.

Here’s how the Prez has been depicted during the first four years on the streets of the seat of power:

Barack Obama Sticker - Portrait

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Apr 172012
 

Words Beats Life Bum Rush the Boards Hip Hop Chess Festival

The world of chess can often be an exclusionary place for people of color and female players, but Mazi Mutafa, executive director of Words Beats & Life (WBL) wants to change that – one tournament at a time.

WBL, a national hip-hop arts education nonprofit, will present its seventh annual Bum Rush the Boards Chess Tournament on April 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Columbia Heights Recreation Center in Northwest Washington, D.C.

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Mar 032012
 

Have you seen this poster around DC lately? It’s looks to be of Artuaré and Conversations in the Contemporary, through April 29 at the Anacostia Community Museum.

As it turns out, a few of our recent photos from around DC (unrelated to the exhibit) might strike on some common fears, further below.

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