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The Agony Of Defeat: It Ain’t All Bad

Sometimes trying your best isn’t good enough. Sometimes your opponent cheats or is just plain better than you. The point is, sometimes you lose….

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There Are No Opponents, Only Teachers

I have always been super competitive. Since before I can remember I was trying to do things faster, better, and since I don’t really…

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Nicole Disson Presents: THE SERIES

If there is one thing that really tickles our fancy here at Citizens Of Culture is the elegant execution of multi-disciplinary art in a…

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Kara Walker’s Sugar Factory

The first time I tried to visit Kara Walker’s “Subtlety” exhibit at the old Domino sugar factory in Brooklyn, I traveled 2 hours from New…

Creativity

Art, Philosophy, Music, Video, And Poetry
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Tinder. An Erasure Poem

the following is a poem I pieced together only using lines men have messaged me through the online dating application named Tinder.  - Yesika…

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Politics, Social Change, and Entrepreneurship
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PLAY: LA2050 GRANT APPLICANTS

LA2050 is an initiative for a shared vision of Los Angeles. Led by the Goldhirsh Foundation, LA2050 is dedicated to driving and tracking progress…

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CONNECT: LA2050 GRANT APPLICANTS

LA2050 is an initiative for a shared vision of Los Angeles. Led by the Goldhirsh Foundation, LA2050 is dedicated to driving and tracking progress towards that…

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LIVE: LA2050 GRANT APPLICANTS

LA2050 is an initiative for a shared vision of Los Angeles. Led by the Goldhirsh Foundation, LA2050 is dedicated to driving and tracking progress towards that…

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