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Racism

Wounded Weepers by Malak Mattar
By Malak Mattar

An ocular stigmata begets a river of bloody tears.

The Renewed Mona Lisa by Malak Mattar
By Malak Mattar

The mystery behind the smirk deepens.

Starry Sighs by Malak Mattar
By Malak Mattar

The dreamer gets safely lost within the constellations.

Occupied by Malak Mattar
By Malak Mattar

The thinker works through unfathomable concerns.

A Queen by Malak Mattar
By Malak Mattar

Unmovable, but vulnerable.

Hawaiian On The Inside essay art
By Lehua Parker

Tension between appearance and origin inform a cultural legacy.

Zer0: Emancipation, Original story art by Jessica Deaver detail
By Jessica Deaver

Deceptively spare expression reveals a darkly poetic heart in this unexpected turn of events from Jessica Deaver’s ongoing saga.

Endless Shards of Jazz For a Brutal World still
By LeRoy Kangalee, Nina Fleck

The defiant face of a spirit heavy.

Endless Shards of Jazz For a Brutal World still
By LeRoy Kangalee

With an atrocity ancient and a wound permanent.

Nahum N. Welang art
By Nahum Welang

Though the continental context may change, the fixation on stereotypes, archetypes, and harmful assumptions persist.

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