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Read this Op-Ed by Amnesty International in the Guardian from 12.21.16 

Read Angela Davis' Women's March speech in the Guardian from 1.22.17

Listen to an interview with the artist and AIM-West's Tony Gonzales 

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Emory Douglas emailed the statement below to artist Rigo 23

I clearly understand the university caved in and violated the very basic right to freedom of expression in a very cowardly back stabbing way do continue forward making them understand what they did will never be OK nor forgotten.

As for Obama yes a very very cowardly act.

-Peace, Love, Respect,


Los Angeles Magazine; Feb 27, 2018

Artforum; Feb 1, 2017

National Coalition Against Censorship; Jan 30, 2017

Art in America; Jan 27, 2017

American Literary Magazine; Jan 11, 2017

Democracy Now; Jan 4, 2017

Washington Post; Jan 4 2017

Washington City Paper; Jan 4, 2017

Heat Street; Jan 3, 2017

Inside Higher Ed; Jan 3 2017

NBC Washingtion; Jan 3, 2017

Washington Times; Jan 2, 2017

Washington's Top News; Jan 1 2017

Native News Online; Dec 2, 2016 

Art Fix Daily; Dec 1, 2016

Clemency for Leonard Peltier letter writing action + presentation by Rigo 23at 356 S. Misson Rd. in Los Angeles on Januray 7th 2017