Over 1,000 Chicago artists, educators, and cultural workers have signed an open letter to Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson, the Chicago Board of Education, CPS principals, and LSC representatives, and the alderpersons of the 50 Chicago wards across the city.
BIPOC filmmakers have been demanding visibility, equity, and access in documentary for years. Amid historic protests for Black lives, this need is even more pressing.
Gunshots were fired outside of the Albuquerque Museum as members of a right-wing militia infiltrated an attempt to remove a statue of New Mexico’s colonial governor, Juan de Oñate.
“In Mississippi, the state flag is the most visible symbol of white supremacy,” says a group of local leaders calling for its replacement.
Gordon Robichaux has partnered with Post Present Medium to publish a series of silkscreened bandanas by Leilah Babirye, Matt Connors, Otis Houston Jr., Elisabeth Kley, Matt Paweski, and Tabboo!
Protesters’ removal of Edward Colston’s statue didn’t attack history; instead it corrected how we write it.
Worldwide, demonstrations protesting anti-Blackness gain steam, and people have torn down and graffitied monuments to Confederate leaders and imperialist figureheads.
To mark its 95th anniversary, the center’s staff and curators chose 95 books by Black authors, including titles by James Baldwin, Saidiya Hartman, Jesmyn Ward, Deborah Willis, and Colson Whitehead.
Cullors’s “public act of mourning” is the inaugural event of Pride at the Fowler Museum.
Kanders, who was ousted from the Whitney board last summer after months of protest, says he will sell certain divisions of Safariland.
“The only bias that is being shown is by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette management,” said a spokesperson for the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh.
“Let me reemphasize this point: the Toledo Museum of Art does not have a political stance,” director Adam Levine wrote, prompting criticism. But oppression is not a question of political ideology, it is factual.