Coloring Outside the Colorlines. Black Women and Tattoos

(Britanie Girard)

Miya Bailey, a prominent black tattoo artist of Atlanta’s City of Ink, other creative project—Color Outside the Lines showcases the small community of black artists in the eye opening documentary film. On the City of Ink website sits a short almost five minute clip that didn’t quite make the project. The two subjects highlighted speak about, among other things—femininity and tattoos. “I need someone who’s confident to be able to walk around with me and not be mad at people saying stuff to me or looking…” Immerse yourself in this doc to learn more about the still sometimes taboo subject.