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Art & Design, Social Justice
Elizabeth LaPensée (Anishinaabe, Métis, and a little Irish) creates video games inspired by her indigenous heritage to help heal intergenerational trauma.
Music, Social Justice
Mariachi Arcoiris de Los Angeles is named for the rainbow flag and the city that makes the group possible.
History, Music, Social Justice
El director emérito de Smithsonian Folkways comparte historias, fotos y videos de su trabajo de campo en Chile, que coincidió con el golpe de estado de Pinochet.
Smithsonian Folkways director emeritus shares stories, photos, and videos from his field work in Chile, which coincided with Pinochet’s coup d’état.
Protests have grown under the watchful eyes of news media, law enforcement, locals, and visitors. Alongside those protests, a complex system of regulations has also developed.
History, Social Justice
Now the Workhouse Arts Center, the facility does not stand in spite of its past, but because of it.
At the height of the Silent Intifada in 2014, three Jerusalem performance artists demonstrate how art can pick up where the conversation stops.
Environment, Language, Social Justice
What’s in a name? It’s an important part of our identity, our existence, connecting us to our cultural and social realms.
Artist Profile, Music, Social Justice
There are times when a songwriter, a song, and a moment come together to make an impact beyond anyone’s expectations.
The Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery in Alexandria, Virginia, was established during the Civil War, for interments of African Americans.