Charcoal is a multimedia arts and culture publication dedicated to celebrating young artists of color and their stories

Charcoal Magazine celebrates young POC creatives and explores the intersections of identity and art. A publication company based in Boston, MA; Charcoal features live, visual, and written content created by young artists of color throughout its varying platforms.


Editorial Board


Chike Asuzu & Shamayam Sullivan

Art Director

Gladys Vargas

Creative Directors

Manasvita Maddi & Gauri Nema 

Web Director

Stella Ikuzwe

Director of Operations

Jessica Zheng

Managing Editor

Raksha Khetan

Marketing Directors

Mira Elzanaty and Irvin Alonzo