Links For The Voracious

“Never be limited by other people's limited imaginations.”-Mae C. Jemison Museum guards spend more time with an art museum’s collection than anyone else. The Baltimore Art Museum’s newest show, “Guarding the Art” is curated by 17 museum guards. Kellen Johnson describes the inspiration for the works he selected for the show. https://youtu.be/uQjYq0cDHAM “Liner Notes For The… Continue reading Links For The Voracious

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This edition of Links For The Voracious is about women who made history, attempts to deny history, and making sense of the past in art and life. Gloria Richardson could not tolerate the dehumanizing terror of second-class citizenship, so she organized. Her work to end segregation on Maryland’s Eastern Shore helped transform the nation. Ms.… Continue reading Links For The Voracious

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NPR’s Audie Cornish breaks down getting over imposter syndrome and knowing when to stop and take care of yourself. Photographer Tommy Kha on making the work you want to create and not succumbing to the limits of other people’s imaginations. What Black critics have to say is essential for expanding our understanding of the arts.… Continue reading Links For The Voracious

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A little something from around the internet. Federally subsidized child care at the equivalent of $7.70 a day? The United States did it during World War II. Libertarianism apparently doesn’t work in the wild. What black bears, untested political theory and dismantling local government teaches us about the need for fully funded public education. Undermining… Continue reading Links for The Voracious

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Reverse Brigitte Bardot. Hotel Eastlund, Portland.What do book lovers do when their community defunds it’s public library system? Alua Arthur on becoming a death doula. The media strategy behind the nationwide prison strike for fair wages and humane conditions. Sheep shearing women of the West. Vallery Lomas won last season’s "The Great American Baking Show,"… Continue reading Links for the Voracious

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The Grill on The Alley, ChicagoDeborah Daniel’s HOW is a powerful example of what can happen when we really see people. Ofelia Esparza- altarista, artist, and 2018 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) National Heritage Fellow- on the three deaths we all experience. https://youtu.be/q-c7-WmwzQg Read NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s powerful words on segregation and… Continue reading Links for the Voracious

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Big Freedia is the Queen of Bounce and one of the most exciting artists in music. So why is she invisible in videos where her voice is featured? Mariel Padilla found out she won the Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting while in journalism class. The linked article includes this beautiful sentence: “Padilla’s database became a… Continue reading Links for the Voracious