Acceptance Through Arts and Culture

Solutions Journalism Network

Art, in its many forms, possesses great transformative power, especially when confronting and challenging racism. Conversations about racism and intolerance can often trigger hostility and turn confrontational, but art can serve as an effective medium and tool to guide, supplement, and explore the words that accompany the ongoing antiracism efforts taking place – not just in the United States, but all over the world.

The stories in this collection show the powerful effect art, music, and culture can have in inspiring meaningful dialogue, explore and ease the root of long-standing tensions, and bring about positive change within individuals, and by extension, their communities.

Student experience and critical analysis level: introductory