Art

Honoring creative expression from all genres and all corners of the world.

Black Words: Becoming

One’s name says so much about who you are and who you are becoming, and despite the circumstances that these women were in, I believe those men should have respected that part of them - at the very least. It also got me wondering about how much people value their names and what they signify....

Beauty, Love, Struggle: The Art of Blackness

“Our Stories, Our Voices.” Thus rings the slogan for Art of Blackness, an exhibition “created to allow for a meeting of the minds between African American artists and design professionals. The exhibit's goal is to provide the featured artists with both an avenue of expression and an introduction to potential patrons and resources.”...

#HEARTMELANIN

Recently ROYAL had the privilege of supporting our brother and contributing photographer, Chris "ThoughtPoet" Brown, at his event, #HeartMelanin. Here is a brief recap of the occasion....

Black Words: The Fire Next Time

Blacks’ liberation must begin with the concept of an inherent equality and a reciprocal love between Black and white people. Given America’s racial history, this seems impossible. “But in our time, as in every time, the impossible is the least that one can demand,” says Baldwin....