What is Manifest:Justice?
Communities around the United States and worldwide are filled with good people living in fear. Our city, state and federal spending priorities are broken and institutional bias and racism has eroded trust, access and representation.
Enough is enough. We demand more empathy, more accountability, more economic opportunity, more compassion, more dignity, more power and more opportunity for all. We demand healthier communities, which means more from each other; more from our school systems and more from our judicial systems.
The time has come to illuminate our resilience and to take back our streets, our schools, our communities and our hope. Together we must lift our voices, assert our power, be resilient, identify solutions and work together to MANIFEST:JUSTICE. Together we will build a healthier and more just future.
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'The True is a Moment of the False' is a study of news headlines from the NY Times, LA Times, Miami Herald, BBC News, and Blouin Artinfo.
Apr 29, 2015
With ever increasing frequency we hear, read, and see stories of incompetence, lies, abuse, and murder at the hands of our police officers. With each new layer we are reminded of the fact that these are not individual cases but are the manifestations of systematic problems at the very foundation of our justice system.
Words, images and video are the principle media that paint these stories for us. And we have seen that video is the most powerful weapon we…
What Does It Mean to 'Manifest' Justice?
Apr 28, 2015
What does it mean to 'manifest' justice?
To manifest means to 'display or show a quality or feeling by one's acts'; 'to demonstrate something clear or obvious to the eye or mind'. In essence, to manifest means to bring into being something that is visualized, understood, felt, but not yet existing.
The process of making real that which is conceptualized is the very work of the artist, regardless of what medium she uses. The act of creative expression has the power to transport the…