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Category: Exhibit


Building Community: Continuing Conversations and Safe Streets

US Black Women and Disposability Please join us on Monday August 7th at 6pm (non-standard time!) for our annual “Summer Social” at the Princeton Public Library. We’ll have light refreshments and an opportunity for informal conversation, followed by our Continuing Conversations on Race and…

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Woman turns home into museum after getting sick of black women being ignored by the art world

“For years Vashti Dubois was sick of not seeing any images of black girls or women in museums and art galleries, so three years ago she decided to do something about it. The 56-year-old turned her house into The Colored…

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Focusing on the Hidden Horror of American Lynchings

Oliver Clasper, a London-born photographer and journalist, . . .  has set out to provoke a conversation with a project he calls The Spaces We Inherit. In photographs and interviews, he is documenting historic sites where African Americans were terrorized…

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The Civil Rights Movement: Through the Lens of Julius Lester, Panel Discussion and Reception, April 20 at 4:30 p.m.

Julius Lester, civil rights activist, author, and professor emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, photographed the black South and portions of the civil rights movement from 1964-68.  His photographs, which will be exhibited in the Bernstein Gallery of Robertson…

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Emmett Till Painting by White Artist Draws Protest

“When does art cross into appropriation and exploitation? Baruti Kopano, an associate professor at Morgan State University and co-editor of “Soul Thieves: The Appropriation and Misrepresentation of African American Popular Culture,” weighs in on that question and discusses the controversy.”  Randy Kennedy also…

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