"Black Art As Resistance" spotlights art as a form of resistance and healing

The event highlighted local Black artists who use their work to make a statement and how art can be used as a form of resistance and healing.

News 12 Staff

Feb 23, 2023, 1:03 PM

Updated 450 days ago

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Local leaders are shining a spotlight on the legacy of Black art.
Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D) and Sen. Shelley Mayer (D) hosted a event called "Black Art As Resistance."
The event highlighted local Black artists who use their work to make a statement and how art can be used as a form of resistance and healing. "I am a strong believer that in order to know where you're going, you have to know where you come from. Like Nina Simone said, the arts shall reflect the times," says Stewart-Cousins.
Local artists talked about the ways art can be used as a form of healing in traumatic times.


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