Artists Inspire One Another to Take Action

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by Alyse Diamantides As a teenager, Cedric Douglas was arrested for painting the pavement of a run-down Quincy basketball court. To police, it was vandalism. But Douglas thought he was beautifying the cracked, abandoned space.  Fast forward more than two decades, and Douglas is now a prominent Boston street artist, muralist and social activist who [….]

Street Artist Cedric Douglas

Social Interventionist Cedric VISE1 Douglas: Strengthening Community Through Street Art

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by Joey Phoenix Street art creates bridges between the public and the issues that are relevant to their community. It can convey messages through words, concepts, and visuals that make it easy for people to understand. Sometimes the purposes of these pieces can be just for the aesthetic or for the message, and sometimes, they [….]