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Banksy strikes again: Basquiat, graffiti, and the issue of copyright law

Banksy is back, in his own iconic style.<p>Two murals by the British street artist have been spotted on the walls of the Barbican Centre in London, …

Trump Administration quietly rolls back Civil Rights efforts across federal government

Previously unannounced directives will limit the Department of Justice’s use of civil rights enforcement tools<p>For decades, the Department of Justice has used court-enforced agreements to protect civil rights, successfully desegregating school systems, reforming police departments, ensuring access …

Rights & Freedoms

8 Amazing Surf Cinemagraphs

The digital art form that's taking over your Instagram feed<p>Just behind Fidget Spinners on the list of web trends are cinemagraphs, a blend of …

Extreme Sports

23 Of The Oldest Color Photos Ever Taken

Here's what the world looked like in color, over 100 years ago.<p>In 1907, brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière made history by transforming the monochromatic world of photography into vibrant color with their new invention, the Autochrome Lumière.<p>In the years before this invention, color was usually …

Middle-class

6 movies you NEED to see in June, because the 2017 summer blockbuster season is here

Roll out the red carpet, because the 2017 summer blockbuster season has (finally) arrived! And whether you’re a fan of badass superhero sagas, LOL …

How Run the Jewels Became Hip-Hop's Most Intense Truth-Tellers

El-P, Killer Mike on overcoming midlife crises, honing "badass interplay" and befriending Bernie Sanders<p>El-P was riding through a downtown L.A. …

This Modern-Day Western Is the Best Movie of the Summer

No comic book villains, no CGI ghosts. Hell or High Water is a spiritual cousin to No Country for Old Men and may earn Jeff Bridges another Oscar.<p>The 2016 summer movie season has been disappointing, especially if you discount some of the more solid animated family films. The spate of sequels and …

Box Office

Future: Syrup, Strippers and Heavy Angst With the Superstar MC

"I embraced what I thought people was gonna hate about me. I was gonna turn the hate into love"<p>Outside, it's rush hour, a still-sunny spring evening …

Queer Muslim Artist Saba Taj Sees Her Art As An Act Of Resistance

<b>HuffPost Religion is highlighting the voices of Muslim artists this Ramadan. Every Friday of the holy month, we’ll feature artwork and reflections from artists around the world on our Instagram account. You can follow along at @HuffPostRelig.</b><p>Saba Taj (@saba.taj) is a mixed-media visual artist and …

Religion

San Francisco has become one huge metaphor for economic inequality in America

The fog still chills the morning air and the cable cars still climb halfway to the stars, yet on the ground, the city by the bay has changed immeasurably since Tony Bennett left his heart here. Silicon Valley and the tech industry has led the region into a period of unprecedented wealth and …

Housing

6 Civil Rights Movement Myths You Learned In History Class

The human brain doesn't handle complexity very well. You can see this most dramatically in how we read and understand history. We want everything to …

James Harden and Russell Westbrook are latest NBA stars to opt out of Olympics

NBAAll-Star guards James HardenandRussell Westbrook have notified USA Basketball that they will not participate in the2016 Olympic Gamesin Rio de Janeiro.<p>They join NBA MVP<p>Stephen Curry this week on a growing list of players, which includes theClippers’Blake GriffinandChris Paul, who have decided to …

School Teaching Creationism With Video From Islamic Sex Cult

An Ohio school district is using a video made by a Holocaust-denying Muslim to undermine evolution in science class.<p>Youngstown, Ohio, students are …

Trump And Putin Kiss Passionately On A Wall

Not that kind of wall.

Marvel's "Black Panther" Cast Will Be 90% African or African-American

With reports this week that Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong’o are set join Chadwick Boseman in “Black Panther,” the 2018 Marvel film is clearly …

Comics

Street artist Daku reveals graffiti powered by the sun - CNN Style

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Graffiti

Photos from Jamaica's Most Beautiful Violent Neighbourhoods

A selection of photos from Boogie's book <i>A Wah Do Dem</i>.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE France</i><p>Serbian photographer Boogie lives in the United States, but one of his favourite places in the world is Jamaica. The island is a violent place, with one of the highest murder rates in the …

Jamaica

The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list – whether you're looking …

Wildlife

How did Prince die? Autopsy seeks answers

<b>(CNN) —</b> A day after Prince's death stunned his fans and fellow musicians, the work of finding out why the music icon died began in earnest Friday.<p>An autopsy was conducted Friday at the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office in Ramsey, Minnesota, but it could be days or weeks before results are complete, …

Comedians
Rights & Freedoms

These photos of dogs eating peanut butter will make your day

Greg Murray was trying to photograph his Mastiff Bailey and he noted that the naturally droopy dog just never looked happy in photos.<p>Then, it came to him: Peanut butter.<p>That was two years ago. Today, he's taken photos of close to 110 dogs eating peanut butter and he has about 10 more to go before …

Pets

Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Black Panther: A Powerful Symbol for the Black Lives Matter Generation

The acclaimed cultural commentator has penned a limited series of Marvel’s African superhero, and the timing couldn’t be better.<p><i>“You have no people.</i> …

Inside the World's First POV Action Movie: 'Everybody Has To Be Awake or Somebody Could Die'

<i>Hardcore Henry</i> is the world’s first fully first-person action movie, in which the audience sees from the point of view of the main character. That’s …

Here's why the iPhone's Night Shift mode is such a big deal

In general, looking at your phone at night is a terrible idea.<p>Smartphone screens emit bright blue light so you can see them even at the sunniest …

Zaha Hadid: A complete list of unbuilt designs

Unbuilt, unrealized, and in-progress designs from the late architect's unfolding legacy<p>The architects at her firm, Zaha Hadid Architects, played key roles creating many of her masterpieces, as well as scores of forthcoming projects across the globe. After consulting with Zaha Hadid Architects, …

The Story Behind Heath Ledger’s Joker Transformation

Looking back on comic book movies from the last 25 years or so, few performances stand out like Heath Ledger as The Joker in the 2008’s <i>The Dark Knight</i>. His twisted, manic take on the quintessential <i>Batman</i> villain redefined the character for Nolan’s dark, grounded film and the approach resonated with …

Comic Books

Warner Bros. drastically revamped its movie schedule after 'Batman v Superman' backlash

The studio is reportedly shifting its strategy in the face of fan and critical backlash to "Batman v Superman." It's focusing more closely on franchise-based films in hopes that they will generate hits, insiders say.

Comic Books

Zaha Hadid Was Just Getting Started

Zaha Hadid