Francisco Flores

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Ain't nothin' nice about the N-word: How a beach ball became my symbol of racism

<i>"I can’t take back the words I never said.”</i><p>— Lupe Fiasco<p>I remember the first time I was called the “N Word.’ It was in White Lake, North Carolina. I …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Saint Laurent Muse Anja Rubik Strips Down for Legendary Photographer Nobuyoshi Araki

Known for confrontational, often very explicit bondage-themed images, Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki has long been a favorite of Saint Laurent designer Anthony Vaccarello. While Araki’s fetishistic photography has often been described as shocking, its larger purpose is to expose the …

How My Dad's Toxic Masculinity Gave Me an Eating Disorder

"Handsome Man," he'd call himself. That's what being a man meant to him—looking good.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Australia.</i><p>I was my "ideal weight" at my senior year graduation dinner: a six-foot, 110-pound mess of gangly limbs and anemia. I was hungry and faint all the time; …

I inherited my relationship with food from my mother. Now I’m learning to shape myself.

New York photographer Gioncarlo Valentine on his childhood, mental health, and eating to sleep.<p>“My body is a cage. My body is a cage of my own …

Tender Photos of Black Men That Redefine Masculinity

Emerging artist Shikeith Cathey's first European solo exhibition challenges the way America sees black men and the way black men see themselves.<p>For black and queer boys, the policing of masculinity is ever-present. It comes in short fits of outrage: <i>Take it like a man!</i> <i>Don't act like a faggot! Don't</i> …

How One Man Convinced 200 Ku Klux Klan Members To Give Up Their Robes

Daryl Davis is a blues musician, but he also has what some might call an interesting hobby. For the past 30 years, Davis, a black man, has spent time befriending members of the Ku Klux Klan.<p>He says once the friendship blossoms, the Klansmen realize that their hate may be misguided. Since Davis …

Jerry Lee Lewis

Why many Venezuelans are finding it hard to pick sides in the country’s political turmoil

Maduro’s popularity has fallen significantly, but many who have withdrawn their support for him feel alienated by the opposition’s anti-poor …

Venezuela

Graffiti activists in Berlin turn Nazi symbols into art | Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - Horrified at the sight of swastikas scrawled on walls, children’s playgrounds and building sites, a group of graffiti artists in Berlin is transforming the Nazi symbols into colorful artwork such as flowers, cars and animals.<p>The swastika, which was adopted by Adolf Hitler’s Nazi …

Øystein Aspelund : « La série regarde le présent avec les yeux du passé »

Øystein Aspelund est une artiste norvégienne qui pratique la photographie au cours de ses voyages. Avec sa série <i>TWILIGHT</i> réalisée entre 2014 et 2016, …

Les polaroids de Steve Hiett

La Galerie Madé présentera à la rentrée les polaroids du célèbre photographe de mode Steve Hiett. <i>(Photo d’ouverture : © Steve Hiett)</i><p>Si l’on connait …