Whose Streets?: Emeka Ekwelum, Sabaah Folayan, Kristiana Rae Colón, and Damon Williams in discussion [Audio]

Each week throughout Spring 2020, a member of The Block's team has offered selections that resonate with them at this moment. ⁣Today, Michael Metzger, Pick-Laudati Curator of Media Arts, chooses the platform to draw attention to a single event with relevance to our moment “The images of police violence that have circulated over the last week are shocking but not surprising; in fact, they are...

Letter from the Director: Our Responsibility

Recent events have again laid bare the aggression, injustices, and inequities faced every day by African Americans. George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery,—these are just three more names added to a tragically long list of unarmed black individuals whose lives have been taken by the hands of police officers empowered to protect them and through violent vigilante actions. The Block...