SPACE IS THE PLACE!

2022 WOKESHOPS HAVE LANDED! 

Blackspace offers teens of African descent free WokeShops in the digital and creative arts. We are proud to announce our Fall 2022 WokeShops in: Podcast, Poetry, Movement + Media, and Music Production!

Click here to see an overview of all 2022 WokeShops & Events


This is huge for us! Blackspace will be re-opening for in-person WokeShops for the first time since the pandemic. In 2020-2021 our physical space was temporarily closed due to COVID-19 so we partnered with NCCU Accord, PBS North Carolina, Only Us Media,  Bimbe, Dreamville and others to co-sponsor virtual and outdoor programming, including an educational TV series, 6-week virtual writing camp, Med City Cypher, and WonderBop. We are thrilled about re-launching our in-person indoor programming. Please help us spread the word! 

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Panny got you down? Listen to the relaxing vibrations of our LoFi Hip Hop album DurhamFi, inspired by our home the City of Durham, created in collaboration with Discover Durham and produced by Blackspace youth. Click image below or click here to stream on Spotify (album art Durham-based Black woman illustrator & animator @bunny_fart). 

 
 

Check out Blackspace’s album Revenge of the Afronauts, Executive Produced by J Rowdy and mixed by Blackspace youth under the guidance of producer and sound engineer Rem. REVENGE is an album of original, refreshing North Carolina Hip Hop. Click here to listen to a podcast of the Afronauts on NPR/WUNC’s The State of Things talking about the album. Stream the album on Soundcloud here.

Blackspace was featured on BET’s late night show The Rundown with Robin Thede!


Blackspace, in partnership with Perkins + Will, Indulge Catering and late architect Phil Freelon, chartered a bus to DC to visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Click here to view our recap video and watch testimonials with Genesis, Brentton, Jewel and Alex.