• Abolitionist Mariame Kaba On What We Get Wrong About MLK's ‘I Have A Dream' Speech And Her New Arts Residency For Youth With Dreams Of Their Own

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    By Malaika Jabali · Updated January 17, 2022 Throughout her years of organizing, Mariame Kaba has encountered formerly criminalized youth with brilliant creative talent, but they lacked the resources to work at length on their craft. A new creative arts residency, through her organization Project Nia, is offering young people aged 16 to 25 who have been formally criminalized to design their own residency. The Stevie Wilson DIY Youth Arts Residency will provide a grant of $1,000 to $5,000 to each artist, and will fund a total of $30,000. The grants are geared towards artists who may not be...
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