Seminar 17: In our DNA: Arts, Activism and Black Cleveland

We were delighted to welcome over 60 people for this event with artist activist Amanda D. King, who moved and challenged us with the enduring values and truths of this new art initiative: Justice, Victory, Resistance and Faith.

Below are links to the event recording and other resources.  Please visit the Schubert Center website for information about additional events this semester, including Anti-racist, Inclusive, and Resilient: Pitfalls, lessons and advances in research strategies concerning Black youth in the U.S., a lecture by Dr. Dexter Voision on April 21.

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Link to Event Recording

Please note: the recording begins immediately following the clip from the Oprah Winfrey show, approximately 25 minutes into the presentation.

Link to Shooting Without Bullets

Shooting Without Bullets is a non-profit creative agency and production company based in Cleveland, Ohio utilizing artistic activism to shift culture around issues of justice in the arts and society.

Link to In Our DNA

Visit the In Our DNA website to read more about the goals, virtues and creators of the initiative, and to see images of the art installations.

Link to "inhale/exhale" Fashion Capsule Collection

This collaboration with Xhibition explores the theme of rising up for racial justice in response to growing racial and economic disparity in Cleveland and beyond. All proceeds support the transformative artistic activism of Shooting Without Bullets.