The Library of Congress recently digitized rare 19th-century photographs of African American women active in suffrage, civil rights, temperance, education, reform, and journalism.
The Stories of Asian American Activism in 1970s LA
The Chinese American Museum’s exhibition Roots uses books, posters, films, and music to examine the politicization of Asian Americans.
See the Original 1958 Sketches for the Peace Symbol
Gerald Holtom’s rarely exhibited original sketches for the peace symbol will go on view this March at the Imperial War Museum in London.
How to Draw a (Picket) Line: Activists Protest Event at Boyle Heights Gallery
A meeting of the Artists’ Political Action Network failed to take into account its location in a neighborhood that’s been mired in gentrification controversy for quite some time.
Learning from Decolonize This Place
Artists and activists involved in the Decolonize This Place residency at Artists Space reflect on its successes and how they can be models for future actions.
In Response to the RNC, Artists and Activists Go Wall Out Against Trump
In the wake of Donald J. Trump’s official coronation as the Republican presidential nominee for 2016, the art of wall building is reaching new heights.
A Life in Activism and Comics: An Interview with Joyce Brabner
CLEVELAND HEIGHTS — There’s a good chance that if you think you know Joyce Brabner, you’re picturing actress Hope Davis.
Cambodia Censors Screening of Film About Slain Environmental Activist
I Am Chut Wutty, a documentary by British filmmaker Fran Lambrick detailing Wutty’s work and tragic death, was set to be shown publicly at Phnom Penh’s Meta House on April 20 — until the authorities had their say.
The Young Lords’ Radical Agenda and the Problems that Persist
The exhibit aims to give local and global context for Young Lords’s activism while situating the social conflicts they addressed in ongoing struggles.
The Revolution Has Been Digitized: Explore the Oldest Archive of Radical Posters
The oldest public collection of radical history completed a digital archive of over 2,000 posters.
Solidarity or Armchair Activism? Drawing for Atena Farghadani
Many are showing their support for Iranian cartoonist Atena Farghadani, recently sentenced to 12 years in prison, under the hashtags #FreeAtena and #Draw4Atena.
Natasha Mayers: Here Come the Men in Suits
PORTLAND, Maine — Natasha Mayers is a tried and true activist artist. With few exceptions, her art — paintings and murals and the banners she helps create as part of the Artists Rapid Response Team, or ARRT — is focused on fighting for justice of every kind: racial, social, restorative, environmental — and calling out the bad guys.