Grantee tags anti-racism

Blue Lotus: new music as a vehicle for social activism.

Gwen Laster/New Muse 4tet

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

An original music recording inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement and devoted to social activism. Violinist Gwen Laster leads New Muse 4tet string quartet in performing her original works that include her commissioned piece "Black Lives Matter Suite" motivated by the Sandra Bland tragedy. Read More

“The Power of Good Will: African Americans and Jews together for Civil Rights”

Alliance of Ethics & Art Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Interviews with Blacks and Jews who fought for equality, North and South—even risking death--are powerful evidence of what Eli Siegel, founder of the education Aesthetic Realism, identified: "the force of ethics” working in people throughout history. Read More

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