Tag: racial justice

Democrats seek progressive overhaul of the U.S. financial system

Now in control of Congress, Democrats are looking to give the U.S. financial system a progressive overhaul, incoming Senate Banking Chairman Sherrod Brown said Friday. It will be a tall task. What we’re hearing: “This committee in the past has…

America’s global image is in tatters

President-elect Biden declared during the siege of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday that “the world is watching.” Indeed, the world was watching long before that. Why it matters: Biden has made restoring America’s global image, leadership and alliances the cornerstone…
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Street Artists Around the World Captured a Turbulent Year in Real Time—See the Beautiful and Unforgettable Works of 2020 Here

For much of the year, the best—and safest—place to see art was on the street. And perhaps more than in any other year, street art offered a real-time distillation of the events shaping our lives. Across the globe, artwork speaking…

These Are the 22 Art Projects That Social Media Went Bananas Over in 2020

As the phrase “going viral” took on a new, far more literal definition this year, art that went viral on the internet evolved into a role more important than ever. While we were stuck at home, art shared online served…

Time Person Of The Year Award: People Predict How Trump Will Flip Over Joe Biden-Kamala Harris Win

“If Donald Trump was a force for disruption and division over the past four years, Biden and Harris show where the nation is heading: a blend of ethnicities, lived experiences and world views that must find a way forward together…

The Postponed Philip Guston Show Will Now Open in 2022 With New Contributions From Artists and Historians

A massive Philip Guston retrospective, “Philip Guston Now,” whose postponement sparked an uproar, will now be “Philip Guston in Two Years.” The National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, has confirmed the show will open in 2022, not 2024, as previously stated.…

Philip Guston’s Daughter and Other Critics Speak Out Against Four Museums’ Decision to Postpone a Major Retrospective on the Artist

A long-planned traveling Philip Guston retrospective has been postponed for three years over concerns about how the work will be received amid heightened racial tensions and ongoing protests both in the US and abroad. This is actually the second delay for the…

Theaster Gates, Laci Jordan, and Other Artists Have Teamed Up With Snapchat to Make Selfie Filters for the 2020 March on Washington

As crowds gather in the US capital to mark the 57th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom with renewed calls for racial equality, Snapchat has enlisted six Black artists, including Theaster Gates, to digital design face…

What’s Scarier To Racists Than Reparations?

Not gonna lie: Triggering racists is our favorite game here at Newsbroke. That’s why we’re diving into the history of reparations and looking at the legacy of the Reconstruction, or the “second founding of America.” Get ready to spot a…