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February 17: The Armory Show

Camille Pisarro, Paul Burlin, Elie Nadelman, Jo Davidson, Abraham Walkowitz, and William Zorach were among the Jewish artists represented at the Armory Show in New York City, which opened on this day in 1913 and introduced America to the avant-garde of the art world. Known officially as the International Exhibition of Modern Art, the show […]

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Black History Month: The hidden history of Communists in the Civil Rights movement in Alabama

In honor of Black History Month, NPR’s Tell Me More program has an interview with historian Robin D.G. Kelley. Kelley, now the Harmsworth Chair of American History at Oxford (the first African-American to hold the position), talks about the history of Communists in the civil rights movement in Alabama. He wrote about this history in […]

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