Cultural appropriation or cultural inspiration?

Amanda PL comes under fire for appropriating indigenous styles

Some say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Others call it cultural appropriation.

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War on cannabis continues

Nature’s pharmacy will not receive a reprieve under Trump

To anybody who faintly hoped that marijuana may be begrudgingly accepted by the Trump-tinted GOP brand, you should guess again: that hope died when a long-time bigot from Alabama got nominated for Attorney General.

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The Davis Museum’s “Art-Less” approach to Trump’s executive order

Exhibit highlights contributions to its galleries made by immigrants

From February 16th to February 21st, The Davis Museum at Wellesley College will be taking an active stance on President Trump’s executive order barring entry into the country from seven predominantly Muslim nations through Art-Less.

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A short history of Valentine’s Day greeting cards

Ephemeral stationery remains a lasting tradition

Each year February 14th marks the day that Saint Valentine, a third century Roman priest, was martyred in the year 273.

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Will cultural funding get the guillotine?

Trump plans to cut the lifeline for several cultural agencies that support artistic projects.

Donald Trump’s determination to slash and suspend federal funding for the National Endowment of the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting are one of his many atavistic goals as President to curtail Federal spending by $10.5 trillion over the next ten years.

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The artist behind the Oval Office bust of MLK

Charles Alston contributed much to American culture

When Barack Obama entered office in 2009, one of the first changes he made to the oval office was the addition of Charles Henry Alston’s bronze bust of Martin Luther King Jr.

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