When Addiction Has a White Face
By EKOW N. YANKAHFEB. 9, 2016
WHEN crack hit America in the mid-1980s, for African-Americans, to borrow from Ta-Nehisi Coates, civilization fell. Crack embodied instant and fatal addiction; we saw endless images of thin, ravaged bodies, always black, as though from a famined land. And always
Artists as Activists: Pursuing Social Justice
By Amy Pleasant
Flight by Marie Hoeber. Image courtesy of the artist and Gutfreund Cornett Art.
We must never forget art is not a form of propaganda; it is a form of truth.
John F. Kennedy
Some might say that the world is a mess right now. Others
The transfer of power from President Obama to President Trump today has made me reflect on my different identities. As a cis woman and feminist, my heart is heavy as the biggest glass ceiling in our country remains intact. The promise of a Cabinet with half of the seats filled by
It is a mix of snow and sleet paired with freezing temperatures...in the South. Our world is shut down. It is lovely. It is Saturday and we suddenly have a weekend without obligations.
An excuse to stay in sweats, work on small projects, actually talk to family, stay up late watching