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Anna Gotlibis: Trauma unmakes the world of the self. Can stories repair it?

Self-making narratives create the maps of the totality of our physical reality and experiences – or, as philosophers sometimes say, of the lifeworlds that we inhabit.

January 28, 2021 · 2 Comments

Bailey Williams: Oscar Grant Was Shot by Police 10 Years Ago. Now His Family Is Helping Others to Heal

The United States has the highest number of police killings than any other industrialized country. In 2018, nearly 1,000 people were killed by police, according to The Washington Post. Of those killed, 38 were unarmed.

February 7, 2019 · 1 Comment

Video: Giving Artists With Disabilities a Space to Thrive

. Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland, California, is the world’s first and largest nonprofit center dedicated to giving artists with disabilities the space to let their talents shine. Since … Continue reading

November 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Video: Jim Carrey — I Needed Color

. In his comedies, film actor Jim Carrey seemed at times almost maniacal, and press reports and gossip columns showed a chaotic personal life as well. At the height of … Continue reading

April 28, 2018 · 1 Comment

Video: This Machine Kills Hate — Healing America through art

Roberto Lugo says of the potter’s art: “I have a dream where I can change the world by making pots, showing others how to make pots, and by bringing those … Continue reading

April 24, 2015 · 3 Comments

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