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Deaf Arizona Teen Separated From Family After Arpaio Immigration Raid

Deaf Arizona Teen Separated From Family After Arpaio Immigration Raid

by Jorge Rivas on April 12 2013, 12:00PM

Los Angeles based band Las Cafeteras sends a message of support to a young deaf woman who’s family is in immigration detention.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

'Stop Telling Women to Smile' Exhibit Opens in Brooklyn

‘Stop Telling Women to Smile’ Exhibit Opens in Brooklyn

by Jorge Rivas on April 12 2013, 10:43AM

The work is designed to be placed on the street to add the presence of strong women in that environment to combat street harassment.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Just in Time for Oscars, Street Artist Gets Hollywood to Think About Its Workers

Just in Time for Oscars, Street Artist Gets Hollywood to Think About Its Workers

by Jorge Rivas on February 24 2013, 10:51AM

Gomez’s installation includes cardboard cutouts of the Oscar statue, a housekeeper and gardener.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Favianna Rodriguez Talks Art and Activism on Pharrell's YouTube Channel

Favianna Rodriguez Talks Art and Activism on Pharrell’s YouTube Channel

by Jorge Rivas on January 14 2013, 2:17PM

Immigrant rights activist Favianna Rodriguez talks social change through art.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Humanae: A Portrait Series That Classifies Human Skin Tones as Pantone Colors

Humanae: A Portrait Series That Classifies Human Skin Tones as Pantone Colors

by Jorge Rivas on August 30 2012, 10:46AM

Angelica Dass’ project “Humanae” uses people’s skin color to complete a human Pantone chart.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

New Beautiful Short Film Highlights Three DREAMers

New Beautiful Short Film Highlights Three DREAMers

by Jorge Rivas on June 20 2012, 12:21PM

Though an important step was taken with the president’s order to halt the deportations of some young undocumented residents, we must remember that his executive order could change as early as January under a new administration.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Ramiro Gomez's Cardboard Cut Outs Make LA Times' Frontpage

Ramiro Gomez’s Cardboard Cut Outs Make LA Times’ Frontpage

by Jorge Rivas on June 5 2012, 2:31PM

Gomez hopes his works shed light on the unseen laborers who keep homes and lawns and care for youngsters.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Proposed Book Project ‘My White Friends’ Explores Photography’s Description of Race

by Jorge Rivas on May 22 2012, 5:08PM

Photographer Myra Greene has been exploring photography’s description of race and the challenges of describing whiteness by photographing her white friends for the past 10-years.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Artist Puts Fake Gardeners Near Clooney's House Before Obama Fundraiser

Artist Puts Fake Gardeners Near Clooney’s House Before Obama Fundraiser

by Jorge Rivas on May 10 2012, 7:09PM

Mexican-American artist Ramiro Gomez has a message for Obama: “We’re all Americans.”

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Latino Street Artist Sparks Conversation About Labor in Beverly Hills Play

Latino Street Artist Sparks Conversation About Labor in Beverly Hills

by Jorge Rivas on May 9 2012, 10:45AM

A 25-year old Mexican American artist is forcing drivers in Beverly Hills to think about it’s workforce with art.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Spoof Site Pokes Fun at The Economist's Almost All White Staff

Spoof Site Pokes Fun at The Economist’s Almost All White Staff

by Jorge Rivas on February 2 2012, 6:18PM

Take a look at “The Economist” staff.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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