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Arts Playlist: Examining equity and inclusion in the arts

The arts industry in the U.S. – boards, staff, artists, and even the patrons – is a historically and overwhelmingly white space.카지노사이트

In Delaware, equity in the arts is a glaring issue, but progress is quietly being made.

In this week’s Arts Playlist, Delaware Division of the Arts director Jessica Ball joins Delaware Public Media’s Kyle McKinnon to discuss arts and equity in the First State.

“In the Division we believe that diversity, equity, inclusion, and access in the arts can take many forms. But generally, it means a wide range of voices and perspectives are represented and heard in the arts. It means creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for all individuals regardless of their background,” said Delaware Division of the Arts director Jessica Ball.

The arts industry in the U.S. is a historically and overwhelmingly white space.

In Delaware, efforts are being made to clear a path for marginalized voices in the arts.

But Ball says change doesn’t come easily for a variety of reasons.

“Historically the industry has had a lack of representation of marginalized groups, particularly in leadership roles. Which can make it difficult for these groups to advocate for change, and have their experiences and perspectives taken into account in major decision-making,” she explained.바카라사이트

Racism within the arts and culture sector was already set to face a reckoning- but in 2020 the pandemic and the activism following George Floyd’s murder gave the movement momentum.

DDOA collaborated with the Delaware Arts Alliance to conduct an informal needs assessment of Delaware’s arts and culture organizations, with responses leading to the State of Delaware committing $3 million in seed funding to the Delaware Arts Equity and Innovation Incubator.

“This eight-month process prepares them to pilot new initiatives, programs, or practices, with technical support and expertise that they often don’t have internally within their organizations, and through financial support from the Division,” Ball explained.

Ball reports that so far this pilot program has been successful, with the first group of five organizations reporting positive feedback, and a second group in progress.

Jessica Ball’s article on equity and inclusion in the arts can be read here: Delaware arts groups must serve and reflect entire state. 온라인카지노


Prince Harry: Family would never forgive me if I told all

Prince Harry claims he had enough material for “two books”, and did not include some things in his memoir because his father and brother would never forgive him.카지노사이트

He told the Daily Telegraph there were some things “I just don’t want the world to know”.

He also said he wanted an apology to Meghan from his family members.

Spare, published this week, has become the fastest-selling non-fiction book ever in the UK.

The book outlines a long list of grievances against the Royal Family, as well as unresolved trauma over the death of his mother, his struggles with mental health, the isolated life he led before meeting Meghan, and the breakdown of relations with family members.

Kensington Palace and Buckingham Palace have both said they will not comment on its contents.

In an interview with the Telegraph’s Bryony Gordon – who travelled to California to speak to him – the Duke of Sussex said he was not “trying to collapse the monarchy”, but “trying to save them from themselves”.

Prince Harry said there was information he revealed to his ghostwriter JP Moehringer “for context” but there was “absolutely no way” it could be included in the book.

“It could have been two books, put it that way,” he said, adding that the first draft was 800 pages, double the final 400-page manuscript.바카라사이트

“And there were other bits that I shared with JR, that I said: ‘Look, I’m telling you this for context but there’s absolutely no way I’m putting it in there.'”

He said it was impossible to tell his story without his family members in it, “because they play such a crucial part in it, and also because you need to understand the characters and personalities of everyone within the book”.

“But there are some things that have happened, especially between me and my brother, and to some extent between me and my father, that I just don’t want the world to know. Because I don’t think they would ever forgive me,” he said.

“Now you could argue that some of the stuff I’ve put in there, well, they will never forgive me anyway.

“But the way I see it is, I’m willing to forgive you for everything you’ve done, and I wish you’d actually sat down with me, properly, and instead of saying I’m delusional and paranoid, actually sit down and have a proper conversation about this, because what I’d really like is some accountability. And an apology to my wife.”

Among the claims made in the book, Prince Harry said his brother described Meghan as “difficult”, “rude” and “abrasive”. Prince Harry also accused his brother of physically attacking him.

He told the Telegraph that “no institution is immune to criticism and scrutiny”, claiming that if only 10% of the scrutiny put on him and his wife had been applied to the Royal Family “we wouldn’t be in this mess right now”.

He also spoke about therapy, describing it being “like clearing the windscreen, clearing away all the Instagram filters, all of life’s filters”.

And he said he feels a responsibility towards William’s children, “knowing that out of those three children, at least one will end up like me, the spare. And that hurts, that worries me”.온라인카지노