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On March 24, 2018, the kids and families of the March For Our Lives movement took to the nation’s streets to demand that gun safety be made a top priority and to hold all those accountable that stand in their way.   No other country on the planet has more deaths contributed to gun violence than the United States. Yet, there …

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 “I was given two years and 10 months only because I painted Turkish flags on destroyed buildings. However, they caused this. I only painted it.” Her troubles began with a painting the Turkish judiciary saw as an act of terrorist propaganda. Since February 2016 Doğan had been living and reporting in Nusaybin, a Turkish city located on the Syrian border. The …

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Did you know the current 50-star flag of United States was designed by a 17 year-old  for a high school class project?   Vexillography is the art of designing flags, the word a synthesis of the Latin word vexillum or “flag” and the Greek suffix -logia  or “study”. Flags considered perfect in design are simple, meaningful and easily recognizable and have been flying over …

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Curating a selection of art images so powerful that they changed the course of history is no small feat.  To strike at the heart of the matter, we journey back to the creation of the cult-of-personality, and its many forms, to uncloak the symbolism and propaganda used to elevate political leaders and movements to mythic proportions. From the beginning art images …

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Deep in Trump country there are pieces of The wall where bus loads of school children arrive to learn a history lesson. Standing more than 12 feet tall and looking rather uninteresting, two graffiti covered concrete slabs sit in front of an office park home to a BMW automotive plant, the Menzel Manufacturing company and the tire maker, Michelin, off …

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If your website is inaccessible to those with low or no vision, you are turning a blind eye to a big opportunity. We are living in the digital age.  A time in human history characterized by a shift from an economy based on industrialization to one that relies on information-technology.  We know that access is critical and why closing the digital …

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Start with a collective of like-minded digital marketers, creative designers and tech savvy gurus that want to help. We offer a range of skill-sets to improve digital experiences for business and organizations and the people they serve.    SERVICES Digital Strategy Websites & Content Web Accessibility Information Architecture User Experience Design Community Growth Creative Campaigns Fundraising Advocacy Technology Analytics Contact us …

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The digital divide is real.  If you don’t have the money for design school, missing out on a promising graphic design career is a real possibility. Fortunately, it’s not the end of the road. Yes, it is possible to get hired as a graphic designer directly from a spec portfolio. I know because I have hired them. If an artist …

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From Bebop to Hip Hop: The son of a Jazz Legend makes his mark on hip hop and the lives of young people. In our continuing series on artists making a difference, we dropped in on Niles to talk about his life and legacy in music, working as a youth educator and the release of his new album. GAC first …

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Sedgwick avenue in the Morris Heights section of the Bronx has been officially co-named Hip Hop Blvd! Now history can never erase the origins of Hip Hop Culture from its birthplace New York City or the people that made the street naming a reality. The group known as the Hip Hop Blvd 5 has carved out their rightful place in …

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The graffiti legend known as Ton created this custom skateboard art piece for the owner of the Motorsports Playground on his visit to New York City from Singapore.  “It feels great …

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The numbers of songs that rap about money, popping bottles and the need for bling are endless. But what about the management of money?  Without proper financial education, bad habits …

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Giving over 5,000 emerging artists the opportunity to express their graffiti artistry and illustrative talents by tagging blank, white converse sneakers in their own artistic style.  Here are the winning …

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Global Artists Coalition (GAC) is a nonprofit organization based in New York City dedicated to promoting public awareness, understanding and appreciation of urban art and entertainment culture, utilizing as motivators …

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Global Artists Coalition (GAC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting public awareness, understanding and appreciation of art culture and how it can be a platform for political awareness and …

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Roll down gates have long been a go-to canvas for vandals. But some business owners encourage local artists to create murals on their properties to revitalize neighborhoods and create tourism …

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  [sociallocker id=”1054″] Jazz and hip-hop are arguably the two most widespread and popular forms of Black music ever created.  Both of these musical art forms grew out of scarcity …

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Learn the art of graffiti from the masters of urban art in New York City.  Groups and individual workshops available. How To Draw Letters How To Draw Tag Letters How …

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To attend an art workshop or and to learn how you can create limited edition merchandise for your company.

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GAC pop-up to permanent hip hop history exhibition tour has partnered with a long list of sponsors, including Hennessy, JPMorgan Chase Foundation, Nike, Converse, NBA and more to present the …

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