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Lorna Simpson, America’s Most Defiant Conceptual Artist, Makes A Radical Change—To Painting - Vogue
"Lorna graduated early from SVA and was doing graphic-design work for a travel company when she met Carrie Mae Weems, a graduate art student at the University of California, San Diego. Weems suggested she come out to graduate school in California. “It was a rainy, icy New York evening, and that sounded really good to me,” Simpson says. “I had no idea what I was getting myself into.” She knew she’d had enough of documentary street photography. Conceptual art ruled at UCSD, and in her two years there, from 1983 to 1985, Lorna found her signature voice, combining photographs and text to address issues that confront African American women. “I loved writing poetry and stories, but at school, that was a separate activity from photography,” she says. “I thought, Why not merge those two things?”"
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8 hours ago by robertogreco
Republicans Are Now Opposed to Legal and Illegal Immigration - The Atlantic
Trump’s great hidden advantage during the 2016 Republican presidential primary was his lack of support from the GOP political and donor class. This allowed him to jettison positions—in support of free trade, in support of the Iraq War, in support of cutting Medicare and Social Security—that enjoyed support among Republican elites but little support among Republican voters. He did the same on immigration, where the “legal good, illegal bad” distinction turned out to be much more popular among the party’s leaders than among its grassroots. Cribbing from Ann Coulter’s book, Adios America, Trump replaced the legal-illegal distinction with one that turned out to have more resonance on the activist right: The distinction between white Christian immigrants and non-white, and non-Christian ones.

The words “illegal immigration” do not appear in Trump’s presidential announcement speech. Instead, Trump focused on immigrants’ country of origin. “When Mexico sends its people,” he declared, “they’re not sending their best … They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists … It’s coming from more than Mexico. It’s coming from all over South and Latin America, and it’s coming probably—probably—from the Middle East.”

Trump, who often says bluntly what other Republicans say in code, probably realized that “illegal immigrant” was, for many voters, already a euphemism for Latino or Mexican-immigrants. In their book White Backlash, the political scientists Marisa Abrajano and Zoltan Hajnal cite a poll showing that 61 percent of Americans believe that most Latino immigrants are undocumented even though only about a quarter are. “When Americans talk about undocumented immigrants, Latinos or immigrants in general,” they note, “the images in their heads are likely to be the same.”
politics  race 
18 hours ago by corrales
‘Black Panther’ Is Not the Movie We Deserve | Boston Review
Black Panther is not the movie we deserve. My president already despises me. Why should I accept the idea of black American disposability from a man in a suit, whose name is synonymous with radical uplift but whose actions question the very notion that black lives matter?
BlackPanther  film  movies  review  race  BostonReview  2018 
18 hours ago by inspiral
"Black Panther" Is An Unprecedented Box Office Sensation
With an estimated $361 million worldwide debut, the Marvel Studios movie has demolished box office records and hopefully demonstrated once and for all that black stories can become global blockbusters.
movies  race  business 
19 hours ago by jellis
After a Late Start, an Artist’s Big Break: Michelle Obama’s Official Portrait - The New York Times
Interview/profile of Amy Sherald, the artist chosen to do the official portrait of Michelle Obama.
art  artists  race  obama 
23 hours ago by johnmfrench
Kehinde Wiley on Painting the Powerless. And a President. - The New York Times
Profile/interview with Wiley, dealing in part with his painting of the official Obama portrait and partly with his career as a whole.
art  artists  race  interview 
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