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Posted inBlack Men Speak

Alex Hart-Upendo

Alex Hart-Upendo, 11, is a fifth-grader and already owns his own company called Build-A-Bow. But he’s also already experienced racism several times, something he feels “is just not right.” Check out more Black Men Speak videos: Corey Prince Kevin Brown Chester Todd Jr. John Tate II Mike Jackson Logan Tyler Ahmad Kweku Qawi Carl Fields […]

Posted inArts & Entertainment

You can view, buy chalk art competition works

Entries from the first-ever Great Lakes Chalk Art Competition (GLCAC) are on display through July 16 at the Racine Arts Council’s ArtSpace Gallery, 316 Sixth St. The 15 unique art works were created during the Monument Square Art Festival June 11-12. Real Racine, the county’s destination marketing organization, sponsored the chalk art competition. Kelly Witte […]

Posted inArts & EntertainmentCommunity

Book Collaboration Spurs On Racine Arts Council Efforts

When Nick Ramsey became Racine’s poet laureate, part of his duties included putting together a book titled Transformation: Art & Poetry. The project featured 12 poets and artists, and the proceeds from the book will go towards the Racine Arts Council. The book features 24 poems and 24 pieces of artwork, including metal sculptures, blown […]

Posted inArts & EntertainmentSchools

Case Play About Suicide And LGBTQ Issues Makes It To State Competition

UPDATE: Students with the Case High School Eagle Theater group performed at a district-wide competition and have now qualified for a state-wide competition for their original play #DarkSideOfTheRainbow. They will perform the play for the public this week. Original story: After three students committed suicide at Horlick High School last two years, the Case High School […]