Powerful Spoken Word Performance Commemorates The Tragic Deaths Of Black Men

By Katherine Brooks on August 9, 2017

Weems, the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and famous for her self-portraits and social documentary on view at institutions like the Guggenheim and the Museum of Modern Art, hopes that “Grace Notes” viewers will not only focus on the tragedy that has taken hold of black men in America, but also on the human ability to maintain a sense of dignity and generosity

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Production still from the Series ART21 Exclusive. © ART21, Inc. 2016.

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