BLM Pratt honors the passing of Greg Tate, an important figure to Black artistic culture in NYC. Tate was a prolific writer, critic, musician and producer.

It is with great sadness that we mourn Tate, influential author, journalist and musician who uplifted the voices of Black musicians, artists and culture. Nicknamed, the “Godfather of Hip-Hop Journalism”, as a cultural critic, Tate captured the dynamic landscape of Black music since the 1980’s leaving a profound impact on the writing and music industry. Read more about Tate’s career.

Nigerian Wendy Okolo, first black woman to obtain PhD in Aerospace engineering who works at NASA, wins big award in U.S.

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Byron Lars on Fashion and Why Black Designers Need More Respect

“Prominent Black designer Byron Lars had an intimate conversation about his foray into fashion and the lack of diversity in the industry with Pratt Fashion professor Adrienne Jones during the school’s second Black Dress: Salon on Feb. 15.” Check out the article here!