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Art & Activism

Creative ways to get your voice heard.

Alice Walker: “Go to the Places That Scare You” Alice Walker: “Go to the Places That Scare You”
by Valerie Schloredt
Why a life worth living is a life worth fighting for.
Da Vinci, van Gogh ... AT&T? Inside the Corporate Masters Series Da Vinci, van Gogh ... AT&T? Inside the Corporate Masters Series
by Sarah Guthrie
If corporations are people, what would their portraits look like? Artist Sarah Guthrie on why she defaced classic works of art for an unconventional exhibition.
In Yoga, Better Breathing Through ... Beatboxing? In Yoga, Better Breathing Through ... Beatboxing?
by Lauren Hardy
Video: Can the offbeat fusion of acoustic guitar and electronic loops help you breathe your way to better movement?
Pete Seeger Visits The Colbert Report Pete Seeger Visits The Colbert Report
Stephen Colbert talks to the legendary musician about his new book, “Pete Seeger: In His Own Words.”
One Day On Earth One Day On Earth
What does a given moment look like on the other side of the globe? A new documentary captures a single day in every country on Earth.
Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth
How the poet, activist, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author has changed the world with her words.
You Can’t Ban History You Can’t Ban History
An artist's response to Arizona's ban on ethnic studies.
Pete Seeger: Forever Young Pete Seeger: Forever Young
You’re never too old to change the world.
Yes, the Climate is Changing Yes, the Climate is Changing
Video: People around the world show how climate change is already affecting their lives.
“You Have My Permission to Wear a Hoodie Every Day” “You Have My Permission to Wear a Hoodie Every Day”
by Rasha Hamid
In the wake of Trayvon Martin’s death, what advice should a mother give to her young, brown son? Rasha Hamid pondered that question, and wrote this poem to her son Jibreel.
A Worldwide Effort to Make Climate Change Visible A Worldwide Effort to Make Climate Change Visible
by Bill McKibben
Bill McKibben: It’s time for each of us to get involved in the full-on fight between misinformation and truth.
Be All You Can Be ... In the Guitarmy Be All You Can Be ... In the Guitarmy
Video: Thousands of protesters in New York City sing, “This Land Is Your Land.”
OWS Marks May Day With a Beatific Vision and a Big March OWS Marks May Day With a Beatific Vision and a Big March
by Nathan Schneider
What will be the lasting impacts of Occupy’s latest major action?
Invincible: Detroit’s Homegrown, Hip-Hop Activism Invincible: Detroit’s Homegrown, Hip-Hop Activism
by Shannan Stoll
Powerful, passionate, and politically charged rhymes that speak for marginalized people.
May Day in Context May Day in Context
by Marina Sitrin, Dario Azzellini
How do this year's May Day demonstrations fit into the international movement for economic justice?
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