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25 Change-Making Artists You Should Track During 2019

A second annual compilation of international and US-based artists making a difference.

And the Oscar Goes to…Blanche Walsh?

The idea of "movie star" was built for her. She deserves the first "Forgotten Women" Oscar.

First, We Dance. Next, We Decolonize Our Food Systems.

How the Indigenous artists of Dancing Earth are creating a movement...by creating movement.

LIC Artists Pledge to Resist Amazon Art Washing

Cuomo, de Blasio and Amazon betrayed the cultural communities of Queens. An artist collective says no.

Duke University to Offer the Dance MFA We Need Right Now

Where success will be measured by positive social change, not just reviews.

Ten 2018 Movies the President Should Watch (But Won’t)

They'd have a lot to teach him. If only he'd watch them. And none are by white guys.

RJ Mitte, Stephanie Gould Envision Better Roles for Actors with Disabilities

On this podcast, two actors imagine how the arts could better represent a highly overlooked minority.

Black Power Art Raises a Fist at the Brooklyn Museum

“Soul of a Nation” takes a breathtaking look at the political and aesthetic work of Black Power artists.

Screen or Stage, Tyne Daly Finds Arts Essential to Democracy

The Emmy- and Tony-winner has choice thoughts on men and #MeToo, too.

The 10 Most Important Films in the 56th New York Film...

This year's cream of the crop combines artistry with insightful sociopolitical commentary.

Susan Collins Honorary Co-Sponsor of Human Rights Art Festival?

Producer Tom Block must disavow all association with the 50th vote for Brett Kavanaugh.

Look at the Activist Artists Who Actually Walk the Talk

Now is the time to get political. Some of us are already doing that. Brilliantly.

How Katherine Dunham Embodied Activism (and What It Means Now)

As political polarization intensifies, the choreographer's legacy offers the dance world a template.

Punishing Faith Fennidy For Her Black Hair Is What’s Unnatural

Discrimination against Black hair is a modern way of keeping us out of spaces we had to fight, march and protest our way inside.

Niegel Smith of The Flea Theater Will Make Us “Color Brave”

An artistic director leads us toward a wise new way of approaching race and identity.

Historian Richard Vinen Connects Our Agitated Era to ‘1968’

Remembering when America provided a model for protest around the globe.

I Know Where the Children Are

And here's what I'm doing in East Harlem to help them.

Paul Rucker Makes Colorful Klan Robes to Fight Racism

The activist-artist takes a historical, artifact-based view of American racism yesterday and today.

Childish Gambino and the Music of the Marginalized

Singing tales of all-too-common threads.

Who Should Educate White People About Racism?

Am I improving conditions for artists of color? Or providing feel-good education for white people?
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