“Art by nature is revolutionary.” This powerful statement was introduced by Atlantic County visual artist, Kelley Prevard. Her words encapsulate the mood felt throughout the May meeting of Black Lives Matter AC, highlighting the ways in which art can bring about social change historically and today. On Saturday, May 21st, Atlantic County community members gathered at Asbury United Methodist Church for their seventh monthly Black Lives Matter A.C. forum. Titled The Arts: Inspiring Social Change, this public event was part of a twelve-month series aiming to connect the sudden death of young unarmed black men to the slow violence of
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