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“Paint Where it Ain’t”: Brandan “B-mike” Odums and African American Intellectual History

I chatted with Brandan “B-mike” Odums via e-mail a few years earlier for an article I was writing for Scalawag Magazine, but since then his work has become even more well known, if that is possible: he already had a large following in and out of New Orleans for his street art and larger than life paintings informed by African American history, but since one of his pieces was featured on OWN’s Queen Sugar, his popularity has soared. While I had seen some of B-mike’s murals around the city, I had never been to Studio Be, the cavernous warehouse in Read more