The Dikan Center, Africa’s Largest Photography Library, Opens in Ghana

Located in Accra, Ghana, the Dikan Center is the largest photography library in Africa, comprising 30,000+ books, a photo studio, an exhibition space and classrooms to host workshops aimed at bolstering African creatives. The newly opened and first-of-its-kind center was founded by Ghanaian photographer Paul Ninson and came to fruition after Ninson met the author of Humans of New York, Brandon Stanton, who kickstarted crowdfunding for …

The Cricket: Black Music in Evolution, 1968-69

During the 1960s Black Arts Movement, Amiri Baraka, AB Spellman and Larry Neal’s experimental music magazine, The Cricket, covered poetry, reviews and politics across four issues, canonizing and empowering Black artists while also embarking on their own radical approach to music journalism. This anthology collates all four editions, alongside contextualization by author David Grundy, for a compelling and rare dive into the publication. Price is …

OYA Pour Over Set

Made by the staff of POT—a ceramics studio in LA that prioritizes people of color, adult beginners and the LGBTQ+ community—this pink pour-over set is full of levity, featuring a speckled design and a wacky frowny face with eyes made of stars. 100% of the proceeds from purchases of this set go to OYA Studio-Museum in Philadelphia to help Black ceramicists make and acquire art.