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Amanda Gorman and the Perils of Racial Profiling

Press TV 09 Mar 2021
Nonetheless, as an African American, the social atmosphere within the US makes her a threat to the stability of the government and economic structures ... Her life ambitions and goals are related to deep interests in oppressive systems, feminism, race relations, social marginalization and the African Diaspora.
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COVID-19 claims 15 people in life of one Milwaukee woman

The Journal 09 Mar 2021
MILWAUKEE (AP) � The first person Kimberly Montgomery lost to COVID-19 was her aunt. She had trouble breathing, so her daughter dropped her off at the emergency room. It was the last time her daughter saw her alive ... There was the retired police officer who was an usher and deacon at her church ... An artist and drummer for an African dance company ... .
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First art prize dedicated to female African artists launches today

The Art Newspaper 08 Mar 2021
The Yaa Asantewaa Art Prize—the first ever dedicated award for female African artists living and working in Africa—launches today in Accra, Ghana. Organised by the Accra-based Gallery 1957, it seeks to increase the visibility of African female artists on the international art scene.
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Remembering Rosemary Karuga: Artworks of alluring simplicity and extraordinary detail

Mail Guardian South Africa 08 Mar 2021
She was one of the pioneers who made major contributions to contemporary art on the continent and is recognised as one of the finest East African artists of her generation ... 1992 with a group exhibition at the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York called Contemporary African Artists.
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Celebrating top women in the arts

Business Day Online 08 Mar 2021
No doubt, Nike Davies-Okundaye is a household name in the African arts landscape ... Her guts is commendable and obvious with the passion she addresses social, political and gender-related issues as her primary subject matter, through artistic work that also captures the joys and pain of womanhood in modern-life-African traditions.
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In bright colors, at life-size scale, artist Bisa Butler portrays everyday people — on quilts

Chicago Sun-Times 08 Mar 2021
Butler’s works build on a long tradition of African American quilt-making in the United States, including the now-famous artists from Gee’s Bend, ... He also advised she look at Romare Bearden, and the celebrated African American collage artist quickly became a major influence.
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The Portfolio: Vulane Mthembu

Mail Guardian South Africa 08 Mar 2021
I don’t know how popular it is in this country, or how wise a move it would have been were it for a South African artist, but Moses Molelekwa’s Genes and Spirits and Krushed & Sorted’s Cape of Good Dope remain very good examples of what has been done with the sound in South Africa ... It will feature some South African artists.
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Milwaukee woman has lost 15 family members or friends to COVID-19: ‘I don’t know if ...

Hartford Courant 08 Mar 2021
MILWAUKEE — The first person Kimberly Montgomery lost to COVID-19 was her aunt. She had trouble breathing, so her daughter dropped her off at the emergency room. It was the last time her daughter saw her alive ... Advertisement ... A friend’s brother who was a restaurant cook ... An artist and drummer for an African dance company ... Advertisement. Advertisement ... .
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Top 4 TikTok trends empowering women, gender-nonconforming people

The Daily Californian 08 Mar 2021
Top 4 TikTok trends empowering women, gender-nonconforming people Gisselle Reyes/Staff ... Curly hair challenge (2019). The original video of this challenge sent the opposite message of its evolved trend ... Famous TikTok hair artist @laetitiaky attributes the creative stylings of her hair to portraits of women of African ancestry with similar hairstyles.
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tiata fahodzi changes at the top

British Theatre Guide 07 Mar 2021
... artists, and a passion for the most exciting stories that theatre can tell ... "I am excited and cannot wait to start getting to know our British, African, artists, communities and audiences and those amazing partnerships that are truly interested, and invested, in their lives.
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Backroads: Hunt recognized for sculpture donation, productive career

TDT News 07 Mar 2021
He studies and collects African metal objects “to develop the kinds of forms nature might create if only heat and steel were available to her,” he said ... Hunt’s experiences as an African-American artist during turbulent political times also influenced his creations as he expands the art of metalcraft.
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Mid-Hudson people ‘On the Move’: March 8, 2021

Daily Freeman 07 Mar 2021
Mercer teaches modern and contemporary art in the Black Atlantic, examining African American, Caribbean and Black British artists with critical methods from cultural studies ... Black Diaspora Art Practices since the 1980s" (2016), examined artists such as John Akomfrah, Renée Green, ...
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Sikh fighter pilot Hardit Singh Malik's memorial in UK to honour Indians who fought in ...

Deccan Herald 07 Mar 2021
As the first Indian and turbaned pilot with a specialised helmet, he became famous as the "Flying Sikh" ... a significant feat for an Indian at the time,” added Dr Sanjukta Ghosh, Artistic Director at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) South Asia Institute and OCHD Advisor ... Deccan Herald News now on Telegram - Click here to subscribe ... ....
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Great Reads in Photography: March 7, 2021

PetaPixel 07 Mar 2021
Enjoy! ... Birthday ... Converting Letters of the Alphabet to Artistic Photos – Bored Panda © Dasha Pears and Jane Kristoferson ... Art institutions in the past have been white-dominated, and perhaps work by black artists and photographers has not been prominently positioned. Also, there was no pressing need to find and preserve African American culture ... What? ... .
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Sikh fighter pilot memorial in UK to honour Indians who fought in World Wars

Indian Express 07 Mar 2021
As the first Indian and turbaned pilot with a specialised helmet, he became famous as the “Flying Sikh... Read .Who was freedom fighter Udham Singh? ... a significant feat for an Indian at the time,” added Dr Sanjukta Ghosh, Artistic Director at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) South Asia Institute and OCHD Advisor ... .
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