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With Artivism, Poet Abioseh Joseph Cole Targets Cognitive Dissonance

Before his recorded performance of “O’ Say Can You See,” poet Abioseh Joseph Cole tells us, “Any protest is designed to start a conversation. If you don’t like this piece, let me know, and let’s talk about it.” It’s the purpose of his art — poetry through which he shares the informed truth, with style, about […]

Circus Accident Unfortunately Doesn’t Kill Animal Trainers

I heard this morning that numerous cast members from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus show Legends were hurt during a performance in Providence, Rhode Island, on Sunday. According to the Providence Journal, “at least nine circus performers were seriously injured around noon Sunday when a metal frame holding eight women aloft broke free, sending them crashing to the floor […]