Obama might have delivered his symbolic farewell speech in Chicago, a city steeped in Civil Rights history, but photographer Ozier Muhammad mourns his failure to deliver for the communities of colour and the poor.
Eight years ago, on the eve of Obama's election, we asked five of our American counter-cultural heroes to tell us their hopes and fears for the future if the U.S. was really to elect its first black President. America delivered, but did Barack?
To celebrate a decade of self-rule, we caught up with icons who personify the spirit of independence. To kick off the series, countercultural figure Shepard Fairey shares the key to balancing commerical pressures with DIY values.
Vince Staples makes music about what matters: racism, inequality, the daily struggle of just getting by. Despite this, Vince says he's not making music that's political, as far as he sees it it's just common sense.
As part of Huck's Cuba Week, looking at the rebels, punks, artists and creatives at the heart of Havana and beyond, we've thrown together a playlist of the Cuban musicians you really ought to be listening to. Impress all your friends by checking them out first.