Black celebrities of the 1930s and 1940s weren’t simply entertainers; they were living proof that African-Americans didn’t need to succumb to stereotypes
Political Artwork archive on Democracy Chronicles
These Political Artwork articles reflect the strong relationship between the arts and politics, particularly between various kinds of art and power, occurs across historical epochs and cultures. As they respond to contemporaneous events and politics, the arts take on political as well as social dimensions, becoming themselves a focus of controversy and even a force of political as well as social change. Also see our main section on Political Art or our extensive articles on World Protest.
As Democracy Chronicles Founder and Editor-in-Chief I have made almost 1,000 political memes of one kind or another. The collection stands as a record to my last years of democracy promotion.
A Serbian theatre group in Kosovo is set to stage a musical about the life of Serbia’s
As protests continue across Iran for the seventh day, one woman is being hailed as a “hero”
An artist that could not be reached for more than a week after he painted a politically
It’s got his orangish hair, too-long tie, and trademark unbuttoned jacket. But is that robo-guy at Disney’s
When did women win the right to vote in prosperous, stable, civilized Switzerland? Many people would be surprised to learn that Swiss women didn’t win the right to vote until 1971.
Al Qaida’s dull Osama-lectures in Arabic never had the pizazz of IS’s sleek magazines and certainly not the charisma of their reality-tv snuff films. Their gruesome short films are filmically excellent.
War Machine is not a great film, but it does convey some important truths to U.S. audiences
Poetry in a place that regularly ranks towards the bottom in press freedom and free speech