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The New Yorker recently unveiled its latest illustrated cover, and it’s gorgeous.

Featuring Kadir Nelson’s stunning “Harlem On My Mind” painting, the Feb. 16 issue pays homage to the Schomburg Center for Research In Black Culture.

Nelson said he wanted his painting to be “a stylistic montage” that honors “the great Harlem Renaissance painters: Aaron Douglas, William H. Johnson, Norman Lewis, Jacob Lawrence, Elizabeth Catlett, Archibald Motley, and Palmer Hayden.”

Also included in the beautiful illustration are Black cultural giants Zora Neale Hurston, Malcolm X, James Baldwin, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, and the Nicholas Brothers.

We can’t wait to grab our copy!

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  • Whitney’s Receipts

    The cover is amazing.

  • Mary Burrell

    Kadir Nelson is a remarkable artist.

  • Rhyme and Reason

    Beautiful!!! It would be wonderful if black artists and entertainers gave away free autographed copies to fans and schools across America! As we plead for equality and acceptance, share and discuss our rich history!