Amber N. Ford’s “Untitled: I Really Just Made This Work So I Could Heal,” at Akhsó Gallery

Long before the Black Girl Magic movement of recent years, community educator and gender studies scholar bell hooks called for loving blackness as a form of political resistance. In 1992, her now famous collection of essays, Black Looks was published with goal of “transforming our ways of looking and being, and thus creat[ing] the conditions necessary for [Black people] to move […]

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