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Race and Equity

On Friday September 4, 2020 the current U.S. administration banned federal officials and agencies from using taxpayer funds to participate in anti-racism training. The president called such trainings anti-American, a “sickness,” and the official memo claimed they were “counter to the fundamental beliefs for which our Nation has stood since its inception.” This comes as no surprise as, previously, the president had declared that systematic racism simply does not exist in the United States and…

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It is a known fact that our history books contains massive gaps, focusing their narrative so narrowly that even if the book is full of words, there are pieces of history that ultimately go missing without a proper recording. For many, this means a one sided education, accepting what we are told rather than questioning what else there is to learn. It seems easier to tell a simple tale instead of delve into the details…

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Don’t miss ArtsEmerson Executive Director David C. Howe’s appearance on Dr. Nick Morgan’s #JustOneQuestion show where he talks about his life and work in a moment of racial reckoning on top of a global pandemic. “If you’re from Boston, or been to Boston, you know how important ArtsEmerson in the arts scene here; you can’t get along without it,” Morgan explains in his introduction of Howse before inquiring what a live performance organization does in…

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On June 17 at 12 pm EDT, ArtsEmerson hosted a Town Hall with Executive Director David C. Howse and Artistic Director David Dower for a conversation centered around the most recent displays of racist acts in the U.S. and the subsequent “organizational commitment” statements to Black Lives Matters and dismantling white supremacy that we’ve seen all across the world from various institutions.Over time, ArtsEmerson has developed a reputation for leadership in Boston’s cultural landscape with…

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