In the long relay race of oppressed communities and the global working class, Chuck Turner picked up the baton in the 1960s as a young activist in the Northern Student Movement (a wing of the civil rights movement). By Christmas Day 2019 when he walked on, that beginning had been eclipsed by a series of powerful base-building projects—many that at once challenged the ruling class while creatively empowering the excluded and the exploited.
"Americans today live in a very real universe where the functional equivalent of Nazis—European colonists—committed genocide against Native American peoples..."
Nine Moments for Now at the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African and African American Art
Outside, in a street-level window, set a bit back from the entrance, are five Karmimadeebora McMillan pieces, all collages and paint on wood. Four of the five pieces are part of McMillan’s Ms Merri Mack series. These reworked echoes of racist lawn ornaments, ...
“I have never been involved in any ‘white supremacist’ group such as KKK, neo-Nazis, skinheads or whatever else,” Gage wrote. “That is why we founded the NYF."
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Woven throughout the beautiful juxtaposition of Southern spirituals and rich opera, Breath & Imagination tells the story of an artist of color in a world that built on racial stereotypes and oppression.