Quote from Paul Robeson: "Art is not just to show life as it is, but to show life as it should be."

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Paul Robeson

Relief Fund for Cultural Critics

To provide support in this defining moment, Critical Minded is now accepting applications for need-based, unrestricted relief grants of $500 to cultural critics in the US and US territories experiencing financial hardship.

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Mural depicting different moments in the life of Paul Robeson in shades of purple and maroon

Layqa Nuna Yawar: The Robeson Paean

Dec 19, 2019 - Nov 25, 2022
A group of books, yellowed with age, on a poured concrete floor

Why We Do What We Do

Feb 27, 2020 - Sep 05, 2020
A screen print showing people leaping over walls

Voices From Outside: Critical Resistance

Jan 21, 2020 - Oct 30, 2020
Heavily textured painting in blacks and grays of a skull and crossbones

The Glamorous Life: German Pitre

Sep 09, 2019 - Aug 30, 2020