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Theatre in the X broke the fourth wall to discuss the realities of leading a Black theater company purpose

Jul. 25, 2017 10:34 am

Theatre in the X broke the fourth wall to discuss the realities of leading a Black theater company

"It is our responsibility to realize that we — us people of color, us poor, us displaced, us disenfranchised, us subjugated — are not the minority," said cofounder Carlo Campbell.
This Pew-funded residency will give exposure to Philly’s African American artists purpose

Jul. 24, 2017 9:42 am

This Pew-funded residency will give exposure to Philly’s African American artists

The African American Museum in Philadelphia's Residency for Art and Change seeks to advance the work of emerging local Black artists.
10 films about ‘resistance’ you can see at BlackStar next month purpose

Jul. 12, 2017 7:47 am

10 films about ‘resistance’ you can see at BlackStar next month

The sixth annual film festival will explore what it means to resist power structures and the status quo.
Listen to these personal stories about immigration, being a Black man and more results

Feb. 24, 2017 12:53 pm

Listen to these personal stories about immigration, being a Black man and more

"Commonspace" is the new radio show, podcast and live event series produced by First Person Arts and WHYY that features stories about timely topics.
The Afrofuturist Affair got some love from The New York Times purpose

Dec. 19, 2016 10:01 am

The Afrofuturist Affair got some love from The New York Times

Founded by Community Legal Services attorney and sci-fi writer Rasheedah Phillips, the collective was name-dropped in a Times piece on contemporary Afrofuturism.
It’s go-time for Philly barbershops boosting the Black vote purpose

Oct. 17, 2016 7:23 am

It’s go-time for Philly barbershops boosting the Black vote

Duerward “DJ Woody Wood” Beale's civic engagement project won a $250,000 Knight News Challenge grant last year. With the presidential election a mere three weeks away, the pressure is on.
BlackStar founder Maori Karmael Holmes is ‘not afraid’ to end the festival someday people

Aug. 2, 2016 12:46 pm

BlackStar founder Maori Karmael Holmes is ‘not afraid’ to end the festival someday

Holmes discusses the future of the film festival and why it's OK for things to end if they've had a "lovely life."
These artist fellows are getting $75K to explore: “Art can’t be completely co-opted into capitalism” people

Jul. 12, 2016 8:15 am

These artist fellows are getting $75K to explore: “Art can’t be completely co-opted into capitalism”

Newly minted Pew Center for Arts & Heritage fellows Jennifer Kidwell, Tiona McClodden and Heidi Saman explain the role philanthropy plays in funding American art.

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