Topic Descriptor: racial discrimination×
  • [Talk given by Bibiana Suaréz for panel, "Object, Image and Illusion" at the Women's Caucus for Arts 1992 Conference]
    Suaréz, Bibiana, 1960-
    1992
    In this panel presentation at the 1992 Women's Caucus for Arts, artist Bibiana Suarez spoke about how her images reflect her reality as a Puerto Rican living in the United States who feels caught between two cultures and who insistently searches for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 867477

  • Cry For Justice
    Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America
    1972
    The text Cry for Justice is composed of three parts: a statement entitled “To Listen and to Act,” photographs with extended captions of murals in Chicago since 1967, and an essay entitled “Museum of the Streets.” In the first part, the civil [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 782511

  • Do the right thing : Mainstream Museums and Galleries need to end their racist and elitist practices and become genuinely inclusive institutions, argues Carlos Tortolero
    Tortolero, Carlos
    2003
    Carlos Tortolero, founding father and director of the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum (now the National Museum of Mexican Art), writes that mainstream museums are elitist and discriminatory institutions that either claim they have already diversified [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 867636

  • Geopolítica da mestiçagem
    Alencastro, Luiz Felipe de
    1985
    This commentary looks at how miscegenation has changed and how the phenomenon is viewed: from racist criticism to its perception as a movement that promotes community exchanges and alliances, thus overcoming the stigmas associated with the concept of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111371

  • Museums, racism, the inclusiveness chasm
    Tortolero, Carlos
    2000
    Carlos Tortolero wrote this text in response to an article by Lonnie Bunch, “Museums, Diversity, and the Will to Change” (which appeared in the July/August 2000 issue of Museum News), noting that, while Bunch’s article was well written and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1056107

  • Puerto Rican artists in the U.S.A. : solidarity, resistance, identity
    Torruella Leval, Susana
    1998
    In this essay, curator and art historian Susana Torruella Leval provides an overview of the development of Puerto Rican art institutions and artist activism in New York, from the 1950s to the 1990s. She argues that Puerto Rican artists have played [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 850054

  • Young lords party : 13 points program and platform
    Young Lords Party
    1983
    This thirteen-point program, written in English, presents the Young Lords Party platform calling for the liberation of all oppressed people. Some of the points that stand out from the list, include a call for the self-determination of Puerto Ricans, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 841843