We have compiled a list of Black artists and presses currently in stock at Printed Matter in the hopes you consider prioritizing purchases from these projects. We also encourage you to visit each artist’s website linked below to explore more of their work.

These works are all on consignment and the artists and publishers will receive compensation for their work. The list is not exhaustive and will be frequently updated. If you feel you should be added or removed, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

Tunde Adebimpe
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Tunde Adebimpe is a musician, actor, director, and visual artist best known as the lead singer of the band TV on the Radio. He’s fears he is losing his hearing and his edge and would very much like to get back to this whole drawing thing.

Sacha Alexandra
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Elvis Alves
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Elvis Alves was born in Guyana and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He is a graduate of Colgate University and Princeton Theological Seminary. His work has appeared in several journals and magazines including Poetry Magazine, Sojourners, Transition, Caribbean Writer Journal, and The Applicant. Elvis is a Pushcart Prize nominated poet. He is the author of Bitter Melon (2013), Ota Benga (2017), I Am No Battlefield But A Forest Of Trees Growing (winner of the Jacopone da Todi Poetry Book Prize) (2018), and Black/White: We Are Not Panic (Pandemic) Free (2020). His forthcoming book is titled Blackfish and will be published by Salmon Poetry Press.

Alynaomie / Aliyah N Campbell
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Alynaomie’s educational zines combine a background in book arts, graphic design and magical realism with a colorful counternarrative against anti-migration rhetoric.

Colby Anderson/Brunch Club
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In 2017 BRUNCH CLUB was launched through Hello Mr, with a mission to help elevate the voices of queer people- especially those of color.

Authentic Creations Publishing Apothecary / kuwa jasiri Tyombe Indomela
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“Our mission is to spread the wisdom of Seeds through tending the wounds of People Of Heritage (Of Colour) and their land with our programs since 2011. We structure our offerings based on express interest from the community to solve their own problems with our BY US, FOR US model. Our vision is to bring People Of Heritage back into harmony with the Planet through our relationships to Self, our Ancestry, Nature and each other.”

Eloisa Aquino / B&D Press
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Eloisa Aquino is a Brazilian-Canadian artist and zinester who lives and works in Montreal, where she runs the micro-press B&D Press. She was born in São Paulo (Brazil), where she made zines and worked as a journalist and translator, and moved to Montreal in order to pursue a Master’s in Media Studies.

Black Chalk & Co / Tinashe Mushakavanhu and Nontsikelelo Mutiti
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Founded in 2015, Black Chalk & Co. is a creative agency bringing together writers, artists, designers, academics, and technologists with a mutual interest in publishing, curating conversations and exhibitions, and facilitating teaching residencies. What animates all these activities is the effort to engender a new culture and new forms of publishing and creative production. Our work has led to a run of synchronized events, screenings, and public talks. The founding partners, Tinashe Mushakavanhu and Nontsikelelo Mutiti, operate between Harare and Richmond, Va.

BlackMass Publishing/Yusuf Hassan
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BlackMass Publishing is interested in facilitating conversation while fostering community through visual language; focusing on Blackness, it’s effects and affects through representations in images and text.

Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo
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Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo is a Black, Latinx, queer artist, activist, educator, storyteller & curator who lives and works in Oakland, CA.Their work is informed by a commitment to craft and to community, engagement with society, and interests in storytelling and cultural geography. Through the processes of story collecting, printmaking, painting, performance, sculpture building and curating, they strive to re-create and re-tell their personal tales and those of the people that surround them. Lukaza’s work has most recently been in community with See Black Womxn Collective, No Neutral Alliance and CTRL+SHFT Collective.

Kwame Brathwaite
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Inspired in part by the writings of Marcus Garvey, Kwame Brathwaite, his older brother, Elombe Brath, and the African Jazz Arts Society and Studios (AJASS) popularized the phrase “Black is Beautiful” in the late 50’s and early 60’s. Brathwaite and Brath did their part to spread this idea through Brathwaite’s writings and photographs, as well as the activities of the two organizations they helped co-found: AJASS (1956) and the Grandassa Models (1962).

Drew Brown
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“Hello! My name is Drew Brown. I am 22 years old, and I am a Black photographer and photo zine creator. Born and raised in The Bronx, I am a proud son of Jamaican immigrants. My hometown has been my motivating force as a rising photographer. My earliest works reveal the beauty of The Bronx as a form of resistance to perceptions of poverty and blight that has maligned my home for decades. While I continue to learn the art of photography, I learn even more about the world around us. My fundamental goal is to create a similarly reflective experience for others through my observations.”

Lex Brown
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Lex Brown is an artist, musician, and writer. A native Californian, raised amongst Virginia’s big box stores and server farms, Brown’s work is informed by the omnipresence of data, information, media, and how its images condition our bodies and words. Brown builds new characters, expansive fictional worlds, and unexpected linguistic relationships in order to dismantle internalized racism and sexism within the mind of herself and audience. Fluctuating between humor and seriousness, the work opens up a space for spirited examination, often drawing on family history and current, and historical events. Her work plays with the scale of personal and emotional experience in relation to large scale systems of social and economic organization.

Ernest Arthur Bryant III
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Lawrence Burney
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True Laurels is a media platform dedicated to highlighting Baltimore + The DMV’s most captivating music, visual arts, and the surrounding culture that informs both—all of which is done through a variety of mediums. True Laurels’ print component started in 2013 and features artists from the Baltimore and DMV region through diaries, interviews, profiles, and photo essays.

Crystal Z Campbell
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Crystal Z Campbell is a multidisciplinary artist, filmmaker, and writer of African-American, Filipino & Chinese descents who excavates public secrets through performance, sound, and film. Campbell has exhibited internationally at Nest (Netherlands), Drawing Center (US), ICA-Philadelphia (US), Artissima (IT), Studio Museum of Harlem (US), Project Row Houses (US), and SculptureCenter (US), amongst others. Selected honors include: Pollock-Krasner Award, MacDowell Colony, Skowhegan, Rijksakademie, Whitney ISP, Sommerakademie, Smithsonian Fellowship, MAP Fund, and Flaherty Film Seminar Fellowship. Campbell is a concurrent Drawing Center Open Sessions Fellow and fourth-year Tulsa Artist Fellow, who lives and works in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Steve Cannon
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Poet, writer, and gallery owner Steve Cannon founded A Gathering of the Tribes. He was a constant presence at Nyuorican Poets Cafe. His early days included collaborations with artists and poets like David Hammons and Ishmael Reed, even if his unease with artists was documented. “I feel safe around musicians and poets,” he once told the New York Times. “I’m serious, if an artist is coming down the street, I’ll duck behind a car.”

Erica Christmas
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Photographer from New Orleans, founder of Winter Clothing, a fashion mag focusing on style, intimacy, sex and consumerism.

Gabrielle Civil
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GABRIELLE CIVIL is a black feminist performance artist, originally from Detroit, MI. She has premiered over 40 original solo and collaborative performance works around the world.

CO-Conspirator Press, Women’s Center for Creative Work
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Co—Conspirator Press is a publishing platform for artists, writers, designers, printers, social justice workers, and editors from historically marginalized communities who use their voice to address intersectional feminist issues and challenge cis-hetero-patriarchy; white-supremacy; and exclusionary, colonial, capitalist, and ableist systems. At the forefront of experimental and exploratory print and graphic design, we are a testing ground for new, critical thought, invested in creating democratic print projects including books, pamphlets and other documents. We value utilizing thoughtful means of production, with materials usually produced on the riso printer, which allows products to be more cost effective, with less impact on the environment, and ultimately more accessible. We are continuously working towards more equitable publishing models, allowing us the opportunity to abundantly support the writers, designers, printers, editors, and artists that we collaborate with. Through its publications, Co—Co Press invites its audiences to become well-informed, thoughtful collaborators in building a more just and equitable society that celebrates the voices of historically marginalized artists, writers and thinkers. Co—Conspirator Press operates out of the Women’s Center for Creative Work in Los Angeles.

Coloured Publishing/Devin Troy Strother
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Combahee River Collective
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The Combahee River Collective, founded by black feminists and lesbians in Boston, Massachusetts in 1974, was best known for its Combahee River Collective Statement. This document was one of the earliest explorations of the intersection of multiple oppressions, including racism and heterosexism. For the first time in history, black women openly and unapologetically communicated their sexual orientations in the midst of their social justice work, no longer trading their silence for permission to engage in political struggle.

Somaya Critchlow
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Somaya Critchlow is a British artist whose figurative paintings of women explore facets of race, sex and culture through an instinctive, stream-of-consciousness process of image making. Working mostly on a small scale, her works depict bold, curvaceous and self-possessed female characters, of her own creation, that simultaneously combine and subvert the cultural expectations of race, gender and power in the history of portraiture. Imbued with dark, rich hues of browns, Payne’s grey and purples, and using sensuous brushstrokes, her heroines emerge starkly against atmospheric backdrops of thinned oils evocative of classical European painting – Velázquez, Rubens et al – and David Lynch’s hazy, seedy environs. They are self-reflective and personal, and at the same time commentary of the cultural, class and political dynamics of contemporary society.

Edward Paul Cushenberry
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Edward Cushenberry was born and raised in Orange County, California, which was cool for a moment. Now he lives in the Los Angeles/Pasadena area where he splits his time between photographing his life and drawing everything else that’s going on in his world, in an attempt to merge real life with romanticism.

Demystification Magazine/Ambrose Nzams
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Isaac Diggs
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Isaac Diggs is a photographer and educator. A native of Cleveland, OH, Diggs received his B.A. in English Literature at Columbia University and his M.F.A. in photography from the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College. He has received support from the Asian Cultural Council, the Center for Photography at Woodstock, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and the Puffin Foundation. His work, which is rooted in a committed exploration of the everyday, has been exhibited in the United States and Japan, and is a part of the collections of the New York Public Library, the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz, and the Walker Art Center, among others. Diggs has taught at the School of Visual Arts since 2000.

Dominica Publishing
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Domenica is an imprint dedicated to exploring blackness as a topic, reference, marker, and audience in visual culture.

Stan Douglas
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Stan Douglas is an artist based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Douglas’ film and video installations, photography and work in television frequently touch on the history of literature, cinema and music, while examining the “failed utopia” of modernism and obsolete technologies.

Ibrahim El-Salahi
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Ibrahim El-Salahi is a Sudanese painter, former public servant and diplomat. He is one of the foremost visual artists of the Khartoum School of African Modernism and the Hurufiyya art movement, which sought to combine traditional forms of Islamic calligraphy with contemporary artworks.

Kodwo Eshun
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Kodwo Eshun is a filmmaker, theorist and artist, based in London. He is Lecturer in Contemporary Art Theory at Goldsmiths, Department of Visual Cultures, University of London and Professor of Visual Arts at Haut Ecole d’Art et Design, Genève. In 2002, he founded The Otolith Group together with Anjalika Sagar. Their essayistic approach reflects on the perception and nature of documentary practice through films, texts and activities related to media archives. From Cold War ideology to global capitalism processes, recent history appears as fragments of a personal diary which, in turn, could be fiction.

Angela Davis Fegan
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Angela Davis Fegan is a native of Chicago’s South Side. A graduate of Chicago’s famed Whitney Young High School, she received her BFA in Fine Arts from New York’s Parsons School of Design and her MFA in Interdisciplinary Book and Paper Arts from Columbia College Chicago. Angela has mounted shows at Galerie F, Chicago Artists’ Coalition, the DePaul Art Museum, The Center for Book Arts (NY), the University of Chicago’s Arts Incubator and Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, the Hyde Park Art Center, SAIC’s Sullivan Galleries and Columbia’s Glass Curtain Gallery. Her work has been selected for book covers including The Truth About Dolls by Jamila Woods, Secondhand by Maya Marshall, Where Brooklyn At by Roger Bonair-Agard and All Blue So Late by Laura Swearingen-Steadwell. Her MFA thesis, and on going practice, the lavender menace poster project, has been written up by The Offing (LA Review of Books), Hyperallergic, Chicago Magazine, the RedEye, Go Magazine, Pop Sugar, the Chicago Reader, and Newcity.

Zach Frazier
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Zach Frazier is a first–year MFA Graphic Design candidate with interests in bookmaking, new media, and interdisciplinary design. His research involves investigating the roles and life of the underrepresented graphic designer, and the impact of their lack of agency & privilege on the individual as well as on the practice/discipline of graphic design.

First Print Press
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First Print Press started as the fulfillment of a promise from art historian Sherry Turner DeCarava to her husband, master photographer Roy DeCarava, to bring his artwork before the public and keep it in print. It has grown into a comprehensive publishing project of the DeCarava Family, fueled by love, hard work, determination, and dedicated supporters of art everywhere.

Growing Concerns / McKenzie Chinn and Mykele Deville
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growing concerns // poetry collective fuses lyrical narrative + hip-hop poetry with original music + soundscape to create spoken word performance that is greater than the sum of its parts

Kris Graves
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Kris Graves (b. 1982 New York, NY) is an artist and publisher based in New York and London. Kris Graves creates artwork that deals with what he views wrong with American society and aims to use art as a means to inform people about social issues. He also works to elevate the representation of people of color in the fine art canon; and to create opportunities for conversation about race, representation, and urban life. Graves creates photographs of landscapes and people to preserve memory.

S⋆an D. Henry-Smith
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Sean? Sian? Swan? S⋆an D. Henry-Smith is an artist and writer working primarily in poetry, photography and performance, engaging Black experimentalisms and collaborative practices. S*an received their BA in Studio Art from Hamilton College, and have been awarded fellowships, grants, and residencies from Denniston Hill, Lotos Foundation, and Antenna/Paper Machine. S⋆an’s words and photographs have appeared in Apogee Journal, FACT, The Felt, The New York Times, Triple Canopy, and elsewhere. S⋆an collaborates with Imani Elizabeth Jackson as MouthFeel; their forthcoming book Consider the Tongue explores histories of aquatic labor and Black food through poetry, performance, and ephemeral practices. The author of two chapbooks, Wild Peach, S⋆an’s first full length collection of poems and photographs, is forthcoming on Futurepoem.

Cam Hicks
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Honey Pot Performance
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Honey Pot Performance is a creative Afro-diasporic feminist collaborative committed to documenting and interrogating fringe subjectivities amidst the pressures of contemporary global life. Honey Pot Performance enlists modes of creative expressivity to examine the nuances of human relationships including the ways we negotiate identity, belonging and difference in our lives and cultural memberships. Dismantling the vestiges of oppressive social relationships is part of the work. Through critical performance, public humanities programming, and deep community engagement, we emphasize everyday ways of valuing the human.

Kenyatta A.C Hinkle
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Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle is an interdisciplinary visual artist, writer and performer. Her practice fluctuates between collaborations and participatory projects with alternative gallery spaces within various communities to projects that are intimate and based upon her private experiences in relationship to historical events and contexts. A term that has become a mantra for her practice is the “Historical Present,” as she examines the residue of history and how it affects our contemporary world perspective.

Juliana Huxtable
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Juliana Huxtable is an American artist, writer, performer, DJ, and co-founder of the New York-based nightlife project Shock Value.

Richard Ayodeji Ikhide
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Richard Ayodeji Ikhide (b. 1991, Nigeria,) earned a BA in textile design at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London (2014) and Postgraduate Diploma at The Royal Drawing School, London (2017). He has had solo exhibitions at the Zabludowicz Collection, London (2019) and V.O. Curations, London (2021).

Jordyn Jackson
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Joseph Jarman
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Joseph Jarman was a saxophonist, flutist, woodwind player and percussionist who helped expand the parameters of performance in avant-garde jazz, especially as a member of the Art Ensemble of Chicago.

Rindon Johnson
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Rindon Johnson is an artist and writer. His most recent virtual reality film, Meat Growers: A Love Story, was commissioned by Rhizome and Tentacular. Johnson has read, exhibited and lectured internationally. He is the author of Nobody Sleeps Better Than White People (Inpatient, 2016), the VR book, Meet in the Corner (Publishing-House.Me, 2017) and Shade the King (Capricious, 2017). He lives in Berlin where he is an Associate Fellow at the Universität der Künste Berlin; he studies VR.

Khari Johnson-Ricks
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Khari Johnson-Ricks is a young New-Jersey-based artist who is working in Newark and identifies as a painter, animator, DJ, and dancer. His work analyzes conflicting symbols of masculine tradition through the guise of lyrical movement found in Shotokan Karate, Voguing, Hip Hop Dance, video games, Buddhist Mudras, and Kemetology.

Mark King
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Mark King (b. 1983) is an interdisciplinary visual artist whose work encompasses photography, installation, fashion, surface design and sculpture. King is inspired chiefly by architecture, behavioral psychology, cognition and technology. His research-focused practice seeks to bring awareness to the interplay between the built environment, everyday objects and the human mind. King investigates these interests through explorations into seemingly disparate but connected topics that invite the viewer to delve deeper into subjects often taken for granted. The interdisciplinary nature of his practice encourages collaborations with experts across a wide range of disciplines. At its core, King’s artwork seeks to uncover and address underlying forces that guide our behavior.

Alexandra Kpomda
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Alexandra Kpomda is a Brussels-based photographer and member of the K.I.P. Photo Collective. Her artist book AMEGBETO was published by Manufactoriel and exhibited at the 2019 NY Art Book Fair.

Naa Oyo A. Kwate
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Naa Oyo A. Kwate is Associate Professor, jointly appointed in the Department of Africana Studies and the Department of Human Ecology at Rutgers. A psychologist by training, she has wide ranging interests in racial inequality and African American health. Her research has centered primarily on the ways in which urban built environments reflect racial inequalities in the United States, and how racism directly and indirectly affects African American health. Kwate’s research has been funded by grants from the National Institutes of Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and by fellowships from the Smithsonian Institution, among others.

Jamiyla Lowe
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Jamiyla Lowe is a Toronto based visual artist who paints, draws and screenprints.

Abigail Lucien
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Abigail Lucien (b. 1992, Dallas, TX) is an interdisciplinary artist raised in Cap-Haitian, Haiti and the northeast coast of Florida. They hold a BFA from Florida State University and an MFA in Printmaking from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Lucien’s practice looks at ways cultural identities and inherited colonial structures transmit to the body and psyche. Part familiar, part foreign, Lucien’s works employ an architectural vernacular – challenging systems of assimilation through material and asking what it means for the body to empathize with a place. The works foreground their Haitian-American heritage by addressing notions of visibility, authenticity, and hybridity as they relate to a multicultural queer identity.

Tiona Nekkia McClodden
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Tiona Nekkia McClodden is a visual artist, filmmaker, and curator whose work explores, and critiques issues at the intersections of race, gender, sexuality and social commentary. McClodden’s interdisciplinary approach traverses documentary film, experimental video, sculpture, and sound installations. Themes explored in McClodden’s films and works have been re-memory and more recently narrative biomythography.

Steven Montinar
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Steven Montinar is a black centric and hip hop based visual artist. Steven’s work consists of the elements of poetry, gesture, and fashion encased in interactive/wearable sculptures or a series of video vignettes. Montinar’s concepts touch upon the gestures within black culture, the language of hip hop, and appropriation as an act of reparation. His pieces explore ownership and the unification of thought processes by simultaneously highlighting systematic oppression and paying homage to the contributions of black society. An investigation into how the dominant white gaze plays a role in black existence has led to an evolution of works that synthesize black experiences for a wider audience. The vessel in which a concept lies can always make a topic, no matter how niche, approachable to all audiences. However, this approach also develops a layer within a work that can only be uncovered by an audience who has experienced life as a black body. Montinar’s work has been featured at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh’s Cultural District, Printed Matter Inc., Hyperallergic, Garage Magazine, and has been acquired for permanent collection at the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Museum of Modern Art.

Devin Morris
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Devin N Morris (b. 1986, Baltimore, MD) is a New York based multimedia artist and publisher who creates mixed media paintings, photographs, writings, and videos. Morris started 3 Dot Zine, an annual publication that serves as a forum for invited artists to center and elaborate on marginalized concerns. The zine is made possible by the collaborative effort of many artists, writers, journalists and creatives. Morris found that the zine format provided a much needed platform to continue breeching very personal dialogues and shedding light on new ideas.

Daaimah Mubashshir
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Daaimah Mubashshir is based in NYC. Awards include a 2019-2022 Core Writer Fellowship (Playwrights Center, MN), an 2018 Audrey Residency (New Georges), a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, a Catwalk Institute Residency, a Foundation of Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant and a proud alumna of Fire This Time Festival.

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Pacific is a multidisciplinary creative studio and publishing house based in New York City. Their mission is to cultivate long-lasting creative relationships that result in community and individual growth, social exploration, and enduring objects in the hands of the public.

Adam Pendleton
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Adam Pendleton is an American conceptual artist known for his multi-disciplinary practice, involving painting, silkscreen, collage, video and performance. He has authored several books including Our Ideas (2019), Black Dada Reader (2017), and Becoming Imperceptible (2016). His work often involves the investigation of language and the recontextualization of history through appropriated imagery.

Rinny Perkins
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Rinny Perkins is a multidisciplinary artist and writer born and raised in Houston, TX and based in Los Angeles, CA. Her graphic design and installation art work nods to 70s ephemera. Along with her comedic writing and performance, an emphasis on the intersections of feminism in identity of Black and queer womanhood. She continues to expand her message by using visual art as an instrument to disrupt the homogenous representation of women in media. Her work has been featured by outlets such as I-D/VICE, Nylon and Teen Vogue.

Publication Studio Hudson / Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts
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“On the Blackness of BLACKNUSS,” initiated by the Moor’s Head Press of BLACKNUSS: books and other relics and published by Publication Studio Hudson. The series is edited by Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts in the year of Eric Garner, John Crawford III, Mike Brown, Tamir Rice, Cameron Tillman, VonDerrit Myers, Jr., Lacquan McDonald, Carey Smith-Viramontes, Jeffrey Holden, Qusean Whitten, Miguel Benton, Dillon McGee, Levi Weaver, Karen Cifuentes, Sergio Ramos, Roshad McIntosh, Diana Showman, and Akai Gurley.

Kameelah Janan Rasheed
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Kameelah Janan Rasheed is a Brooklyn-based learner from East Palo Alto, CA. In her work, she inquires about the deeply intertwined spiritual, socio-political, ecological, and cognitive processes of learning/unlearning. She is interested in how proclamations of certainty, containment, and coherence assert themselves through language, institutional structures, and architecture. Rasheed works within an ecosystem of iterative and provisional projects including sprawling Xerox-based “architecturally-scaled collages” (frieze magazine, winter 2018); interactive publications; large-scale text banner installations; digital archives; lecture-performances; library interventions; poems/poetic gestures; and other forms yet to be determined.

Veronica C. Ratliff
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V.C.R, born Veronica Camille Ratliff, is a violinist and recording artist that uses amalgamations of nostalgic sounds to compose audio-visual masterpieces for her listeners. Born into a musical family, she was classically trained in violin and gospel choir beginning at age five. V.C.R uses her eclectic musical background to carefully craft songs that are not only healing and one-of-kind but direct tributes to her favorite singers and composers such as Minnie Riperton, JDilla, Chaka Khan, and Tchaikovsky.

Faith Ringgold
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Faith Ringgold (born October 8, 1930 in Harlem, New York City) is a painter, writer, mixed media sculptor, performance artist, and activist for civil rights, racial and gender equality. She is also known for her narrative and figurative quilts denouncing racism and discrimination.

RAFiA Santana
PM Catalog RAFiA Santana (She/They) is a New York City based multimedia artist. Santana curated #POWERVHS, a 60-minute “visual mixtape” of 9 women/nonbinary+gender nonconforming/queer/femme video artists exploring the theme of POWER.

Yvonne Shortt
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Yvonne Shortt is an American social practice installation artist. Her work encompasses illustration, installation, sculpture, and photography. Shortt’s work has been shown in museums and public parks throughout New York City, and deals with various themes, including equality, disability, community, and race.

Shori Sims
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Shori Sims was born in 1999 in Baltimore, Maryland and now works in Pittsburgh, PA attending Carnegie Mellon University. She is currently pursuing her BFA with a minor in Africana Studies. An interdisiplinary artist, Shori finds herself grounded in representation. Essential themes of her work include the black female body as a site of resistance, African American identity, and the symbolic language shared amongst Black womxn/queers: especially as propagated through online space. Shori is fascinated by the possibilities found within alternate universes and liminal space: both through and beyond the body. References in Shori’s work include shoujo anime, beauty-supply stores, bodegas and gas-stations, and the aesthetics of blaxploitation: combining to form an autobiography of her girlhood experience.

Lenard Smith
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Lenard Smith is an American photographic artist. He currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California. He received his Master of Fine Arts Degree in Advanced Photographic Studies from Bard College in New York. His work has been exhibited and published internationally.

Ming Smith
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Harlem-based, Detroit-born, Ming Smith attended the famous Howard University, Washington, DC. Ming Smith first became a photographer when she was given a camera, and was the first female member to join Kamoinge, a collective of black photographers in New York in the 1960s, working to document black life. Smith would go on to be the first black woman photographer to be included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art. Smith’s photography focussed on black-and-white street photography, a format that she described as ‘you have to catch a moment that would never ever return again, and do it justice.’ Smith has often described her work as ‘celebrating the struggle, the survival and to find grace in it.’ Many of Smith’s subjects were well-known black cultural figures from Nina Simone, Grace Jones and Alice Coltrane: all from her neighbourhood. Smith has cited music as being a big influence in her work, specifically the genres of jazz and the blues. She has likened her work to the blues, saying, ‘in the art of photography, I’m dealing with light, I’m dealing with all these elements, getting that precise moment. Getting the feeling — to put it simply, these pieces are like the blues.’

Sable Elyse Smith
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Sable Elyse Smith is an interdisciplinary artist, writer, and educator based in New York & Richmond Virginia. Using video, sculpture, photography, and text, she points to the carceral, the personal, the political, and the quotidian to speak about a violence that is largely unseen, and potentially imperceptible.

Diamond Stingily
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Diamond Stingily is an American artist and poet. Stingily’s art practice explores aspects of identity, iconography and mythology, and childhood. Stingily lives and works in New York City.

Martine Syms
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Martine Syms (b. 1988, Los Angeles) uses video and performance to examine representations of blackness. Her artwork has been exhibited and screened extensively, including presentations at the Museum of Modern Art, Hammer Museum, ICA London, New Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, and The Studio Museum in Harlem, among other institutions. She has lectured at Yale University, SXSW, California Institute of the Arts, University of Chicago, Johns Hopkins University, and MoMA PS1, among other venues. Syms’ recently presented exhibitions include BOON, Secession; Shame Space, ICA Virginia Commonwealth University; Grand Calme, SCHQ; Big Surprise, Bridget Donahue Gallery; Contemporary Projects: Martine Syms, Serralves Museum; Projects 106: Martine Syms, Museum of Modern Art; Fact and Trouble, ICA London. From 2007-2011 she was the co-director of the Chicago artist run project space Golden Age, and she currently runs Dominica Publishing, an imprint dedicated to exploring blackness in visual culture. She is the author of Implications and Distinctions: Format, Content and Context in Contemporary Race Film (2011). She is a faculty member in the School of Art at the California Institute of the Arts.

Greg Tate
PM Catalog Greg Tate is a writer, musician, and producer. He was a staff writer for The Village Voice from 1987 to 2005, as well as a founding member of the Black Rock Coalition, a New York-based artists’ collective and non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the creative freedom and works of black musicians.

Korde Arrington Tuttle
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Korde Arrington Tuttle is a multidisciplinary maker, poet, artist, and playwright born in Winnipeg and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. In 2018, their debut collection of haiku and poetry, falling is the one thing i, was published by Candor Arts in Chicago.

Leila Weefur
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Leila Weefur (She/They/He) is a trans-gender-noncomforming artist, writer, and curator based in Oakland, CA. Through video and installation they examine the performativity intrinsic to systems of belonging present in our lived experiences. The work brings together concepts of the sensorial memory, abject Blackness, hyper surveillance, and the erotic.

D'Angelo Lovell Williams
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D’Angelo Lovell Williams (b. 1992) earned his BFA from Memphis College of Art in 2015 and is currently an MFA candidate at Syracuse University. Recent solo presentations include an exhibition at Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse (2016) and Beauty Kings (2015), SALTQuarters Gallery, Syracuse. His work was also on view in Gendered, The Mint Museum, Charlotte (2017) and Queering Space, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven (2016). Williams lives and works in Syracuse, New York.

WORK/PLAY (Danielle & Kevin McCoy)
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WORK/PLAY is an interdisciplinary design duo based in St. Louis, MO founded by Danielle and Kevin McCoy. Kevin received a BFA in Graphic Communication from the University of Missouri St. Louis and recently graduated from Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts, Washington University in St. Louis earning his MFA. Danielle is a conceptual artist, writer, and educator. Together, they combine illustration, minimal contemporary design along with experimental printmaking techniques into their art practice. With their use of design and printmaking, the collaborative duo has expanded their practice to textile arts, site-specific installation, publications and bookmaking to deliver an acerbic dose of revelation to inspire audiences and trigger experiences. They continuously experiment with new techniques, seeking to push beyond the perceived boundaries of art, design and printmaking. WORK/PLAY has shown their work locally and nationally including Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, SPRING/BREAK Art Show in New York, The Sheldon Galleries in St. Louis, Lillstreet Rooftop Gallery in Chicago, and O Cinema Wynwood in Miami. They attended residencies with Forest Park Forever, ACRE, and Santa Fe Art Institute. They have sat on artist panels, given lectures and continue to teach, work as studio artists, and are involved in their local arts community.


Pyramid Art, Books, & Custom Framing


Ashay By The Bay
Eso Won Books
Malik Books
Moments Co-op
Reparations Club




MeJah Books, Inc.


Dale Zine
Free design services for anti-racism posters, pamphlets, and other forms of printed matters for protest needs. Free video editing and motion graphics for the purpose of sharing anti-racism informative video content. Free literature to pass out to Miami’s Hispanic community to explain what’s been going on in America and what needs to change today. Free stickers for protestors, volunteers and anyone who is donating for this cause.

Dare Books
Kizzy's Books & More


44th & 3rd Bookseller
Brave and Kind Books
Black Dot Cultural Center & Bookstore
For Keeps Books
Medu Bookstore


Afriware Books Semicolon


Brain Lair Books


Wild Fig Books & Coffee


Community Book Center
Between The Lines Bookstore


Wisdom Book Center


Pyramid Books
Frugal Book Store


Source Booksellers
Detroit Book City
Black Stone Bookstore




Aframerican Bookstore

New Jersey

La Unique African American Books & Cultural Center

New York

Black Star Vinyl
Cafe Con Libros
The Lit. Bar
Sister’s Uptown Bookstore
Word Up
Revolution Books NYC

North Carolina

Liberation Station


Fulton Street Books


Black & Nobel
Uncle Bobbie's
Hakim's Bookstore
Harriet's Bookshop

South Carolina

Turning Page Bookshop


Alkebu-Lan Images Bookstore & Gift Shop


Black Pearl Books
Enda's Booktique
The Dock Bookshop


Books and Crannies
Harambee Books
House of Consciousness
Positive Vibes



Washington DC

Mahogany Books
Loyalty Bookstore


The Key Bookstore
Sistah Scifi

List of publishers and printers in the United States originally compiled by @lmnqe. We will be adding additional resources as they are brought to our attention


Free print services for LA organizations and activists supporting the BLM movement. Contactless pickup in Frogtown.

Free printing for protests, information, mutual aid efforts, etc. Every day. Dm or email if your content requires higher security than google drive.

Free anti-racism materials, flyers for activists. Willing to mail wherever in US. Printing until out of paper, reach via DM

Free riso printing services for any organizations, activists, or protesters in need. Posters, pamphlets, flyers, signs, organizing materials, handouts, etc. 11”x17” or 8.5”x11”, 100 copies, up to 2 colors, local pickup or contactless deliveries can be arranged for folks who can’t pickup. Reach by DM or email.

1-2 color risos for anything anti-racism. DM to get in touch!

Colpa Press is offering free Riso printing for activists, protestors, and organizations fighting for racial justice. 8.5x11 or 11x17, 100 copies, up to 2 colors. Pickup or delivery in SF.

Free print services to LA organizations and Activist protesting. Email or DM


Free design services for anti-racism posters, pamphlets, and other forms of printed matters for protest needs. Free video editing and motion graphics for the purpose of sharing anti-racism informative video content. Free literature to pass out to Miami’s Hispanic community to explain what’s been going on in America and what needs to change today. Free stickers for protestors, volunteers and anyone who is donating for this cause.
Free risograph printing for anti-racist, anti-police, and mutual aid organizers and activists. Design assistance available. BYO paper. Email or DM to get things rolling!


Printing free posters for Black Lives Matter and groups assisting with Black Lives Matter’s message. ⁠


For local anti-racist/racial justice activists: Free letter-size (B/W) photocopies (possibly letterpress/silkscreen also) until supplies run out /design assistance. Priority to BIPOC individual and BIPOC-led projects. Email with inquiries.


Offering free printing services to protesters and activists. DM or email with inquiries.

One colour riso runs. Reach via email.


Printing flyers & handbills for activists or individuals for free until out of paper/ink. Can print on paper you bring. DM or email files.


Free riso printing if you need a flyer, poster, zine whatever printed to support the uprising in Minneapolis.

Free risograph posters/prints for artists and activists in support of racial equality. Short-run, one-color, 8.5 x 11, 8.5 x 14, and 11 x 17. DM for details or email


Free donation of up to 100 copies of 11x17 one color posters on cover stock. Reach via email. Can design to your specifications or you can send art.

Free print/design services for anti-racism. Reach via email

North Carolina

Free poster printing for organizations and activists working to end racial injustice. Get in touch via email or DM

Have organized 22 totally free printing events for intersectionality and BLM. We can provide printing efforts in support of protests in NC. Reach via DM

New Hampshire

Free print/design services for anti-racism. Reach via email

New Mexico

Offering free letterpress poster printing- runs up to 35 posters for individuals and organizations. Willing to ship. Reach by DM or email

New York

Free Printing for Anti-Racist and other community organizing: Posters, Copies, Pamphlets, and other printed matter on either 11x17 or 8.5x11 sheets pro bono. Trimming to smaller sizes available. Can print on donated or provided paper. Design assistance / print consultation available. Dm or email!

Offering activists and organizers fighting for racial equality free printing services. DM or email for more details.

Offering free one color screenprints BIPOC for June. Will make small editions of art prints or prints needed for protests, free of charge. DM or email

Offering free one color screenprints BIPOC for June. Will make small editions of art prints or prints needed for protests, free of charge. DM or email

Design work, some letterpress printing. Reach via email

Free 1-2 Risograph prints for Anti-Racist material (11"x17" or 8.5"x11")

Free printing for liberation work, focusing on the needs of people and organizations directly supporting the Movement For Black Lives. All the protest material printed will be distributed to actions in NYC and can be mailed to affiliates around the world. If you are or know organizers/activists who are in need of these services right now (for flyers, posters, pamphlets) email with the subject line Solidarity Printing Inquiry.

Free risograph printing services for organizers in need of pamphlets, flyers, posters, etc.

We are offering free riso printing to antiracist anti-police activists and organizers in the movement to protect black lives. We can print posters or pamphlets at 8.5x11 or 11x17. Can be printed on donated paper or bring your own. We’ll be prioritizing black artists.


Free riso copies for any activist groups and individuals. Send a DM to reach out.

Offering free riso printing for anti-racist protest posters, bills, pamphlets, and organizing materials. DM to contact.


Donation of 100 one color copies (8.5x11 or 11x17) for your cause.

Free printing services for those in need

All Black Lives Matter Artwork will include 50 extra stickers


Donating poster printing to groups/orgs combating racial injustice. Email if interested. (More details in link)

Rhode Island

Free 1-color 1-sheet risograph printing and delivery for Black folks

South Carolina

Free flyers/handout printing and design help. Email for details.


(SLC-based) can mail out materials and also print apparel and shirts. Will be able to immediately get posters and material to protestors, contact list organizer (Lea) for more details


Free limited-run riso print services to Black folx.


Offering free short-run letterpress projects and help with design for social justice. Reach via DM or email


Printing posters, pamphlets, revolutionary manifestos, or print materials that can be used for change, free of charge.

Offering free printing for marginalized voices - specifically black voices. Up to 100qty one color 8.5”x11” or 11x17” flyers, posters, prints, or handbills.


Offering free printing services for anti-racist and pro-BLM movement prints in MILWAUKEE . This includes posters and single-page flyers. Will prioritize #BIPoC makers but welcome all allies. 8.5x11” or 11x17” (BYOPAPER — DM for deets), 100 copies and 1 color.

For a comprehensive global list, you can view the google doc here.