Branden’s Broadsides: Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

Branden’s satirical broadsides use humor and irony to exaggerate a point about everyday news topics that affect communities of color. Check back in every week on The North Star to see Branden’s latest broadside!

Captions for the photos are below:

Home-made furniture. 1904. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library.

Stolen sweets. 1899. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library.

The men have a bottle of beer at the square dance. Pie Town, New Mexico. 1940. The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library.

A Cot In A Ten-Cent Lodging-House. 1894. The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library.

About the Author

Branden Janese is a creative and a writer. She lives uptown.