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Illustrating a Beautiful Life with Robert ‘Bob’ Goe
December 16, 2021
Robert Goe externalized every emotion and taught the nation how to smile through the pain of racial adversity. ... read more / view cartoon »
Black Artists Matter at L.A. Comic Con
December 9, 2021
On Friday, Dec. 3 - Dec. 5, visual arts enthusiasts attended the Los Angeles Comic Con 2021 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, in Downtown L.A.  The convention is filled with artists and art fans for a one-of-a-kind experience where the primary focus is on comic books and the comic book culture. ... read more / view cartoon »
BLM Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors Says Black Art Helps Activate Your Power
August 19, 2021
A chart towards freedom is something that people will always see in her work, says Cullors. She believes every Black artist's work is centered around freedom because we are not free. Cullors says Black art is healing work and challenges trauma. ... read more »
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University of Redlands Inaugural Juneteenth Event Brings Awareness to Campaign for National Holiday  
June 24, 2021
Why do we need to celebrate Juneteenth and why should we fight to make it a national holiday? Those questions and more will be answered during the University of Redlands Inaugural Juneteenth event June 15-17, 2021 at redlands.edu/juneteenth. This virtual event is free and open to the public. ... read more »
May 18: An untitled Jean-Michel Basquiat work was sold for $110.5m, becoming the most expensive American painting ever, 2017
May 18, 2021
May 18: An untitled Jean-Michel Basquiat work was sold for $110.5m, becoming the most expensive American painting ever, 2017 ... read more »
Art Exhibition Remembers the Black Women who were Lynched
March 29, 2021
Blacks became the prey of lynch mobs if they were accused of a crime, committed a perceived slight against someone white or demanded changes, such as the right to vote. The report documents more than 4,400 cases of men, women and children who were killed between 1877 and 1950. The vast majority were men. Artist Alexis Joyner created art around the tragedy.. ... read more »
The Broad Presents ‘Black Fire Sessions’
July 25, 2019
Inspired by the radical experimentation of the Black Arts Movement, The Broad Museum presents, “Black Fire Sessions,” a two-part series featuring “live music by innovators of free jazz alongside younger artists at the intersections of jazz, R&B, electronic, hip-hop and soul.” Since March, The Broad’s “Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983,” has celebrated the contributions of powerful Black Los Angeles-based artists during the Black Power movement. From this powerful exhibit emerges “Black Fire Sessions,” adding music to the conversation. ... read more »
Congresswoman Maxine Waters leads Black History Month Community Museum / Arts Gallery Tour
February 23, 2017
Maxine Waters talks about the significance of the Community Museum /Arts Gallery Tour. Host: Taelor Bakewell ... read more / watch video »
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Garcetti Announces Artist in Residence Program
October 29, 2015
Mayor Eric Garcetti recently announced a new artist-in-residence program that taps into L.A.'s unmatched creative energy and will stimulate outside-the-box thinking in the City's approach to pressing issues. ... read more »
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