“It was hard for me to process what happened to George and Toyin and Brianna. I couldn’t figure out what to say the whole summer about what happened to them. One day I said to myself, ‘I’m going to writing a poem for Breonna,’ and it just flowed.” Jaidah Kirksey, author of “Hey, Black Child”… Read More Artist Q&A: ‘Hey, Black Child’ author Jaidah Kirksey discusses poetry and growing up in St. Louis
As a child, Kyla Hawkins would spend hours in her room alone drawing. Kyla says that isolation was key to her becoming the artist she is today. Though, her paintings are much different now than what she created as a six year old. Growing up, Kyla didn’t speak much. She spent a lot of time… Read More Kyla Hawkins’ pop surrealist paintings tackle themes of body image, mental health and addiction
You wouldn’t think this Midwest emo band came from a former cellist, jazz musician and drummer.