In some neighborhoods in our region — and near many schools — young people face the threat of gun violence on a daily basis.
As the Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, graphic artist Emory Douglas created striking visual images for the movement’s publications and posters. A new exhibit at the American University Museum connects the revolutionary art of the Sixties to today’s social justice movements through the work of contemporary Washington artists. We speak with Douglas and two local artists.
- Emory Douglas Graphic artist; former Minister of Culture, Black Panther Party
- Holly Bass Multidisciplinary performance and visual artist, writer and director.
- Sheldon Scott Storyteller, Artist, Actor, and Writer
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