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EBONY: The Beautiful Project uses photography to give Black girls a platform to celebrate themselves

The Beautiful Project uses photography to give Black girls a platform to celebrate themselves (more…)

THE ROOT: Black Women, This Is What Self Care Looks Like.

In A Burst of Light, her aptly titled collection of essays, Audre Lorde famously wrote, “Caring for myself is not…

NBC NEWS: ‘Beautiful Project’ Launches Letters to A #DearBlackGirl Campaign

While today’s norm for communicating may boil down to 140 characters and a constellation of emojis, black women around the…

THE ROOT: Dear Black Girl: Letters From the Souls of Black Women

How long has it been since you wrote a letter? Not an inbox message, not an email, not a mega-marathon…

UPWORTHY: #DearBlackGirl is more than a letter campaign. It’s a way to connect generations.

The most meaningful words are not those that the world says about us, but those that we say to each…

First New York Exhibition by The Beautiful Project to Open at The Met’s Education Center

On December 6, the exhibition Pen, Lens & Soul: The Story of The Beautiful Project will open in The Ruth and Harold…

Forbes: New Metropolitan Museum Exhibition Features Works By Young, Black, Female Artists From North Carolina

A new exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, “Pen, Lens & Soul: The Story of the Beautiful…

Indy Week: Black Girls and Women from Durham Visit Their Art Exhibit at the Met

When the pen is in my hand, what will I write? When the camera’s viewfinder meets my eye, what will I…

The New York Times: ‘Beautiful Project’ at the Met: Stories of Southern Black Girlhood

An exhibition opens up important conversations about gender, race and the authority of the photographic gaze. (more…)