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Resistance

Resistance

Implications film art
By Khalil Anthony

After Baldwin, in a voice that shakes and sounds a freedom knell.

Unravel by Jessica Rowshandel, December 2016 issue cover
By Jessica Rowshandel

A primal scream into the abyss.

We're Communists story art
By Eric Nguyen

Politics, romance, and expatriation find an artful symbiosis.

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.

Private Salvation art
By Tyree Daye

Like catching breath, surmounting the burdens of anger, of normality, of memory requires great work.

Breathe Easy by Dan Carpenter, story art
By Dan Carpenter

Orientation, gender, and ethnic identity—liberated movement and the hope for an easy moment.

"A History: A Scourge of Antiblackness and Self Hate, Courtesy of Master Leeroy" by Ashley Doggett, detail
By Ashley Doggett

A reckoning for the blackface minstrel show-runners.

Hawaiian Princess by Mani Price, detail
By Mani Price

(October's Cover)

Prayer Over Mother Earth by Alison Woody, 2016 meta image
By Alison Woody

When a sacred trust is broken sacred protection becomes the only viable option.

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