In the month leading up to MLK Day, Repair the World’s blog featured diverse expressions of art created by people of color. The blog highlighted some of the most dynamic visual artists, performers, poets, and filmmakers working today, and explored creative outlets that express the various ways racial injustice exists today. In case you missed the series, here are 11 amazing artists who you should get to know in 2017 – and beyond.
Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell – a classically trained opera singer who focuses on Yiddish art and folk songs, and the convergence of Ashkenazi and African American musical forms. (Read more and listen to him sing.)