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Art as Activism

In the 1920s Mexican Muralists like Diego Rivera painted murals that told the stories of the working class; miners, farmers, and industrial laborers. Today artists all over the world are answering an artistic call to action.   View this post on Instagram   “The Uprising” by Diego Rivera 1931. A …

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Black in Arts

Records were broken at the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards on September 20, 2020, when Black performers received the most acting Emmys in major categories in one night, seven. From the outside, it would appear that the Emmys organizers are making an effort to diversify, but let’s look a little deeper. …

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Play It Forward

Art influences society. It’s a visual preservation of our history that documents our changing opinions. As a society, we hold art in such high regard, but the same can’t be said for artists. Nearly all industries have been negatively impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic, but none have been more devastated …

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Brave Story: LouLou João

The Brave Story series features different personalities that have demonstrated courage and commitment to a cause, an initiative, or movement. We share their stories hoping that their journey and the lessons they learned along the way can serve as motivation and inspiration to us all in whatever path we choose, …

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Brave Story: Marcos Chin

The Brave Story series features different personalities that have demonstrated courage and commitment to a cause, an initiative, or movement. We share their stories hoping that their journey and the lessons they learned along the way can serve as motivation and inspiration to us all in whatever path we choose, …

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Brave Story: Shepard Fairey

The Brave Story series features different personalities that have demonstrated courage and commitment to a cause, an initiative, or movement. We share their stories hoping that their journey and the lessons they learned along the way can serve as motivation and inspiration to us all in whatever path we choose, …

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