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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We're temporarily closing our doors & moving programing online.

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

Artists are the gatekeepers of truth. We are civilization's radical voice.

Paul Robeson
Concerts & Performances

Go Deep Goes Digital: A Virtual Dance Party

Time: Saturday, June 20, 20206:00 pm - 9:00 pm / Zoom