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Cleveland Museum of Art


The following review of the past week or so presents a snapshot of the latest news in African American art and related culture:



The Cleveland Museum of Art announced its first Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion plan on Aug. 12. The result of a year-and-a-half collaboration among the instituions’s board, staff, and volunteers, the museum said the plan is designed to “ensure that the institution better reflects the demographics of the region that it serves and is positioned to connect with a larger, more diverse local, national and international community.” Read the plan here.

Coco Fusco is among five artists speaking up and lending their support to Cuban artists in the wake of Cuba’s Decree 439, which was issued last month regulate and…

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