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Ask an Activist! Out of the Shadows: Undocumented and Unafraid

Mar. 03, 2014 / 112 Comments
Out of the Shadows: Undocumented and Unafraid is a participatory art project, conceived and orchestrated by artist Annabel Manning. Immigrant youth from Charlotte and the Triangle area of North Carolina collaborated with Manning to create portraits, which were then digitally altered to portray the youth's visible and invisible status simultaneously. Compelling and personal, the pieces featured in the exhibit demonstrate how art can be a deliberative and imaginative forum for exploring complex issues about immigrant labor, education, and legal status.
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Ask an Activist: Ashley Williams

Feb. 10, 2016 / 608 Comments
We continue our profile of youth activists in the Charlotte area who have turned their passion into action. These young people are making an impact across various spectrums of activism.
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Ask an Activist: Bree Newsome

Jun. 03, 2015 / 168 Comments
There are rising stars among us who are passionate about issues facing our community and who are taking action. For several weeks over this summer, we will profile youth activists in the Charlotte area who have turned their passion into action. Hear their story and discover your activist. Meet Bree Newsome: Activist, Speaker!
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Ask an Activist: Carla Fuller, Help the Refugees

Sep. 15, 2014 / 56 Comments
With National Welcoming Week this week (Sept. 13-21), Levine Museum is reaching out to the Greater Carolina community and asking how we can create a more welcoming environment for all newcomers. As part of our Welcoming Week events, Levine Museum spoke with Carla Fuller, who works with Burmese refugees and is making a difference in her own backyard.
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Ask an Activist: Casey Aldridge

Feb. 18, 2016 / 138 Comments
In October 2014, Casey Aldridge along with hundreds of UNC Charlotte students pulled off the largest walkout in the state. Here he shares what inspires his activism, his Concord, North Carolina upbringing and how social media plays a role in activism.
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Ask an Activist: Gloria Merriweather

Feb. 03, 2016 / 159 Comments
With the advent of social media, social justice has taken on a new role and far greater reach. These young activists (all under 30 years of age) we will profile support a broad range of causes from police brutality to education to LGBTQ rights. Meet Charlotte's latest new faces of activism.
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Ask an Activist: Hanna Mitchell

Jun. 17, 2015 / 407 Comments
Our youth activist series continues with Hanna Mitchell, Environmental Activist
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Ask an Activist: Irving Allen

Jun. 24, 2015 / 105 Comments
We continue our profile of youth activists in the Charlotte area who have turned their passion into action. These young people are making an impact across areas including environmentalism, education, LGBTQ, voting, and community. They are “being the change, they want to see.”
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Ask an Artist! Out of the Shadows: Undocumented and Unafraid

Jan. 30, 2014 / 169 Comments
Out of the Shadows: Undocumented and Unafraid is a participatory art project, conceived and orchestrated by artist Annabel Manning. Immigrant youth from Charlotte and the Triangle area of North Carolina collaborated with Manning to create portraits, which were then digitally altered to portray the youth's visible and invisible status simultaneously.
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Ask an Artist: Nancy O'Neil, Looking Forward/Looking Back

Oct. 01, 2014 / 133 Comments
Levine Museum is excited to host Looking Forward/Looking Back, an exhibit of the public art to be integrated into the first phase of the CityLYNX Gold Line streetcar project. The exhibit of collages by artist Nancy O’Neil is on display now through March 30, 2015.
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Destination Freedom Kick Off: Ask an Activist!

Sep. 13, 2013 / 86 Comments
This Sunday is our official Destination Freedom Kick Off, a free afternoon program featuring panel discussions, new exhibits and entertainment, along with a special talk by Civil Rights activist Diane Nash. In preparing for Sunday, we had the opportunity to ask several of the panelists questions surrounding the pivotal moments of the Civil Rights Movement, their own activism, and what they are looking forward to during the Destination Freedom Kick Off.
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Welcoming Week | Latin American Coalition

Sep. 20, 2016 / 168 Comments
For Welcoming Week we interviewed three organizations that support Charlotte's immigration and refugee community. Each organization supports families from around the world now living in Charlotte. The Latin American Coalition works toward making our city a more welcoming community.
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