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Black Art: Why The Artistic Commentary of John Jennings Is So Important

Sheena C. Howard | Posted 12.30.2015 | Black Voices
Sheena C. Howard

There is one artistic voice that stands out above the rest as pivotal to the national conversation around race, identity and social justice. That is the voice of John Jennings, visual artist pioneer and author.

The Way We Think of the "Black Body" and Police Brutality

Aleichia Williams | Posted 11.06.2015 | Latino Voices
Aleichia Williams

It pains me when people say maybe she deserved it because if we're thinking critically here, at what point does any student deserve to be treated in a way that would be deemed abuse if anyone else had done it?

Immeasurable Inspiration: On Robert Pruitt's Women

Gina Athena Ulysse | Posted 07.26.2013 | Black Voices
Gina Athena Ulysse

Robert Pruitt's Women, currently on exhibition at the Studio Museum of Harlem, is a series of 20 portraits of contemporary black women embodying such graceful restraint that they become curative in the present moment.