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Artist Zenab Grabia holds one of her art pieces, a ceramic dish with colorful art.

The Bedouin Artist Embroidering Her Heritage Onto Plates

Zenab Grabia didn’t know any female ceramic artists in her community until she became one herself. By Naama Barak, Zenger News When Zenab Grabia was...
A Somali artist stands with her art, a painting of a white tiger

In Somalia, a Rare Female Artist Promotes Images of Peace

By Hassan Barise, Associated Press Among the once-taboo professions emerging from Somalia's decades of conflict and Islamic extremism is the world of arts, and a...

Sian Proctor, First Black Woman To Pilot A Spacecraft, Advocates For “J.E.D.I.” Space: ...

By Marc H. Morial "I'm the fourth Black female from the United States to fly to space, only four of us. And out of...

Poet Patricia Smith Wins $100,000 Lifetime Achievement Award

Associated Press Patricia Smith has won the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize for lifetime achievement, a $100,000 honor presented by the Chicago-based Poetry Foundation. Previous winners include...

After Top Grammy Win, Singer H.E.R. is Heading to the Oscars

By Mesfin Fekadu, AP Music Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ A night after winning the top Grammy Award for songwriting, R&B singer H.E.R. and her...