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New York Street Art

New York’s street art rivals what’s on the walls and in the halls of the city’s renowned museums. Here’s some of the street art I’ve captured since March. 103 more words

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"Why is this happening?" MU students take action after resource center director fired in fallout over mural

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Marquette University students are demanding answers. Some feel the way a controversial mural displayed on campus was dealt with clashes with the values of the university — and they’re taking action. 695 more words


Fired Marquette University professor who approved cop-killer mural had appealed for her exoneration

As Twitchy reported, a mural honoring Assata Shakur, a convicted cop-killer and fugitive on the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist List, went up in the school’s Gender and Sexuality Resource Center recently, and… 753 more words


Controversial mural removed from Marquette campus, and resource center director is out of a job

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The director of Marquette University’s Gender and Sexuality Resource Center is out of a job. This, one day after FOX6 News told you about a controversial mural removed from campus. 803 more words


“People get used to anything. The less you think about your oppression, the more your tolerance for it grows. After a while, people just think oppression is the normal state of things.

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Mural featuring FBI Most Wanted Terrorist removed at MU, sorority says proper research wasn't done

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Within hours of learning about concerns over a mural on display on the Marquette University campus, school officials had it removed. The mural showed Assata Shakur — an African-American activist convicted of killing a New Jersey state trooper in 1973. 963 more words