The poem, some say, has been given to us for times when prose cannot express the heart. It’s an art form that has been used to elevate, to devastate, and to strike mood. It can be silly and sweet, and it can be a knife. The form of the poem

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Faith on View readers get to vote for their favorite artists. Enjoy! You can see the records for the entire tournament HERE. The winners of Round 2020:8 were James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Èdouard Manet, Matthias Grünewald, Maya Lin, James Ensor, William Holman Hunt, and Yoko Ono. Round 2020:9 brings 14 artists, 7

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Faith on View readers get to vote for their favorite artists. Enjoy!You can see the records for the entire tournament HERE. The winners of Round 2020:7 were Théodore Rousseau, Donatello, Giorgio de Chirico, Carl Andre, Andy Goldsworthy, Caspar David Friedrich, and Edward Ruscha. Round 2020:8 brings 14 artists, 7 matches, to you for

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**This article is a work in progress and will continue to be updated as a repository of this story about the monument. I do not plan to continually publish articles on this subject but to add to this single article as more information is made available to me. (First published

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Digital illustration by Jordan Holt The local Confederate monument here in Cleveland, Tennessee continues to inspire demonstrations and interest both within the local community and across the nation. Today, the City Council heard statements from the community. I spoke to them because I have put forward the idea of an

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**This is an abridged version of the full 16,000+ word monument account which can be found here.** In 1812, my great-great-great-grandfather moved with his twenty slaves to east Tennessee. My middle name, Chambers, comes from this side of my family. However, I was raised in California—the son of Civil Rights

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My favorite movie ever since I first saw it in high school is “O Brother Where Art Thou?” I bought the soundtrack and, as all millennials did in their teens, read every page of the booklet in the CD case. From page to page, as it tells the story of

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As an Artist, Arts & Religion Scholar, Christian, and Hispanic who has been vocal about racial issues, I immediately started receiving messages and comments from friends about Shaun King‘s recently tweeted argument that statues of white Jesus should be removed. Mr. King’s contention is that they are icons of white

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Faith on View readers get to vote for their favorite artists. Enjoy!You can see the records for the entire tournament HERE. The winners of Round 2020:6 were Joseph M. W. Turner, Paolo Veronese, Hieronymus Bosch, Albrecht Dürer, Claude Lorraine, Franz Kline, and Auguste Rodin.Round 2020:7 brings 14 artists, 7 matches, to you for

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Faith on View readers get to vote for their favorite artists. Enjoy!You can see the records for the entire tournament HERE. The winners of Round 2020:5 were Alfred Stieglitz, Honoré Daumier, Masaccio, Henry Ossawa Tanner, George Braque, Eva Hesse, and Frans Hals.Round 2020:6 brings 14 artists, 7 matches, to you for your votes.

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It is all over Facebook that Bill Withers passed away today.  The top hit of his illustrious career was Lean on Me. It ranked #7 when it was released in 1972, the year I was born. Withers did not die of the Coronavirus but I can’t help think of his greatest

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  With the development of the COVID-19 virus and it’s speed of transmission, much of the world now finds themselves in quarantine. As a result, all manner of jobs are being shifted into the virtual sphere- if you can accomplish the task via video, you are now expected to make

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Faith on View readers get to vote for their favorite artists. Enjoy!You can see the records for the entire tournament HERE. The winners of Round 2020:4 were Auguste Renoir, Paul Gauguin, Sandro Botticelli, John Singer Sargent, John Constable, Joan Mitchell, and Dan Flavin.Round 2020:5 brings 14 artists, 7 matches, to you for your

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