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On Solid Ground: Reflections on an Easter Monday in America

Lamb roast or turkey thighs? Young children could be picky eaters. Maybe I should text my friend and ask, but it was late. They’d be fast asleep. And what about sides? Potatoes? Rice?… Continue reading

Looking at Places Through Artist’s Eyes

This article originally appeared on on January 11, 2017. To read the complete article and more pieces on the role of the arts in community development, visit For many visual artists… Continue reading

Germany’s Ferguson Ten Years On: The Unsolved Case of Oury Jalloh

“Oury Jalloh! It was murder!” Every January since 2005, activists from all over Germany have journeyed to the former East, carrying placards and posters bearing the phrase. In the beginning their activities seemed… Continue reading

Hands Up: Black Male Playwrights Turning Art into Activism

The protests that erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, following the killing of an unarmed black teenager at the hands of state police have prompted a group of New York-based playwrights to speak out. Six… Continue reading

Forty-One Times (in memory of Trayvon Martin)

40 for free 39 for his sister 38 for his mother 37 for his baby 36 for the half-love at home 35 for the reasons he ran here instead of staying 34 there… Continue reading

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