Identity and Equity

The Gatekeepers: Expanding America’s Cultural Power Structure

June 30, 2016  • Aspen Institute Arts Program

When the ranks of a cultural institution or a creative field tend toward high levels of homogeneity in terms of race, class, and/or gender, what are the challenges and opportunities faced by the people who hold gatekeeper positions within those institutions or fields who don’t fit that homogenous mold? Featuring Studio Museum in Harlem Director Thelma Golden; Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of One World, Chris Jackson; Black List Founder Franklin Leonard; and moderated by Race Card Project Founder Michele Norris.

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And read more at The Atlantic: Challenging Culture’s Whiteness By Default, by Sophie Gilbert.