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Amir Whitaker

Amir Whitaker

Amir is an attorney with the ACLU of Southern California. He has written for TIME Magazine, Washington Post and other publications. He has taught across educational settings for over a decade and worked as a researcher with the UCLA Civil Rights Project.

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Three young Black Lives Matter protestors hold their drumsticks high in a fist with a drum tied around their waist.
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Artbound

Arts Education is a Civil Right Inseparable from Freedom

Access to the arts has a multitude of benefits, yet many young minds still don't have access to it, especially in California. Through the denial of arts education, students of color are disproportionately being denied the right to their soul and creative potential.
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