Fatimah Asghar’s web series “Brown Girls” showcases what it means to be a brown woman in today’s society.
LTAB Press Corps asks CTS participants why art is important in America right now.
Noname enchants her crowd on the first night of her sold out tour, in her hometown.
“It’s important to have a space where [the youth] are able to meet each other and share something that they love and humanize each other.”
“It’s weird that [hip-hop is] such a mainstream thing now because it used to just be where all the weirdos would go to seek refuge.”
“If people remember anything about me as an artist after my time that will be a blessing within itself.”
“Chicago is the promised land. You go there to be those inspirations you see on TV — become the people you looked up to, like Kanye or Lupe.”
November’s five song playlist.
“Being in church kept me alive. It kept me out of the streets.”