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Akin Duro--My Life in Art

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Celebrated activist artist, Dana C. Chandler, Jr., returns to the airwaves to discuss his art as well as three things you don't in polite company: money, politics, and religion.

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In July of 1974, Dana C. Chandler, Jr., already an acclaimed artist, became the first artist in the space he would open as the African American Master Artist-in-Residency in November 1978. On July 1, 2018, four months shy of its... more

If you visit Professor Chandler's Facebook Profile Wall, you'll see a combination of posts: images on celebrating black female beauty throughout the diaspora, photos of children and grandchildren with loving comments, messages on... more

Sit-ins, protests, speeches, letter writing campaigns, articles and, today, social media. From Black Nationalism to Black Economic Empowerment, Dana Chandler has been a citizen activist since he was in his teens. What has life been like... more

Sit-ins, protests, speeches, letter writing campaigns, articles and, today, social media. From Black Nationalism to Black Economic Empowerment, Dana Chandler has been a citizen activist since he was in his teens. What has life been like... more

Sit-ins, protests, speeches, letter writing campaigns, articles and, today, social media. From Black Nationalism to Black Economic Empowerment, Dana Chandler has been a citizen activist since he was in his teens. What has life been like... more

Last Saturday, April 7, 2012, Prof. Dana C. Chandler, Jr. celebrated his 71st birthday. Those years have been full of accomplishments and on this show, we'll talk about the years from 1970 until today, including his rise to international... more

This Saturday, April 7, 2012, Prof. Dana C. Chandler, Jr. will celebrate 71 years of life . Those years have been full of accomplishments and on our next show, we will discusss Chandler's beginnings as a artist and his rise to... more

Prof. Dana Chandler has always said he thinks many women are smarter than he is, especially black women. So, we're back this week talking about how Chandler's art reflects the black female intellect and what the intent of the content of... more

Prof. Chandler has long argued that African American are the least respected, least valued women on the planet. In a society that still touts the Eurocentric ideals of beauty, African American women, including First Lady,... more

Prof. Chandler has long argued that African American and other women of color are the least respected, least protected women on the planet. It is, indeed, an unsafe world for females. Moreover, Chandler asserts, rightfully, that... more

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