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Activism as Art: Shotgun Shacks Saved Through Art-Based Revitalization

(0) Comments | Posted November 22, 2010 | 7:20 PM

Over a decade before widespread toxic mortgages led to the worst national housing crisis in history, artist Rick Lowe was addressing the issue of affordable housing through art with Project Row Houses, a neighborhood-based nonprofit art and cultural organization located in Houston's largely African-American Third Ward. The project...

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Artist Shows Supermax Prisons Supercruel

(3) Comments | Posted October 31, 2010 | 11:45 PM

Two years ago this November, President Obama appeared on "60 Minutes" and reiterated his promise to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center.  This promise was seen by many as a first step to ending interrogation and torture methods employed by the United States government.  But as of July 2010, detainees...

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