College deems art show with KKK robes too disturbing for public


spaminator
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College deems art show with KKK robes too disturbing for public
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
First posted: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 03:35 PM EDT | Updated: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 03:53 PM EDT
YORK, Pa. — A Pennsylvania college has barred the public from seeing a provocative art exhibition on slavery, white supremacy and racist violence against blacks, deeming it “potentially disturbing.”
The touring “Rewind” exhibition opened at York College on Aug. 31, a few weeks after the deadly violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. The show includes a display of mannequins dressed in colorful KKK-style robes, images of lynchings and artwork that deals with recent police shootings of unarmed blacks.
York officials say they decided to limit attendance to people with college IDs and invited guests.
“The images, while powerful, are very provocative and potentially disturbing to some. This is especially the case without the benefit of an understanding of the intended educational context of the exhibit,” said a statement released by college spokeswoman Mary Dolheimer.
The artist, Paul Rucker, of Baltimore, said the private college has missed an opportunity to start a dialogue about race relations. He said the show was previously mounted in Ellensburg, Washington, and Ferguson, Missouri, without any restrictions.
“There is so much more to art than pretty pictures and naked guy sculptures,” Rucker told the York Daily Record. “But there is a learning curve in showing art like this.”
In this Sept. 21, 2017 photo, KKK robes are on display as part of Baltimore artist Paul Rucker’s installation entitled “Rewind,” now installed at York College’s Wolf Hall in York, Pa. (Ivey DeJesus/PennLive.com via AP)

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Danbones
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potentially disturbing to some

WOW, self appointed judge jury and executioner...now THAT is disturbing!
What ever happened to banning rock music and porno novels?
 
White_Unifier
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I'd make one with a peace symbol on it, or maybe even a UN symbol.
 
Danbones
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A song with a lyric that merged Mary Whitehouse's infamous clean-up campaign with tensions caused by Ritchie Blackmore.

If there’s anything likely to upset Ian Gillan more than a self-styled moral crusader with a viewpoint diametrically opposed to his own, it’s two of them. Back in 1972, with Deep Purple Mark II at the height of their fame and touring to promote Machine Head, that holier-than-thou duet were Mary Whitehouse and Lord Longford.

Committed Christian Whitehouse, in her assumed role as guardian of Britain’s moral standards, led the ‘Clean Up TV’ campaign, railing against anyone who dared swear the word ‘bloody’ on television. She was driven apoplectic, therefore, by the Alf Garnett character in Johnny Speight’s seminal anti-racism sitcom Till Death Do Us Part (much loved by Gillan), as well as comedians Dave Allen and Benny Hill, and just about everything else that made the rest of us laugh.
The Story Behind The Song: Mary Long by Deep Purple - Classic Rock

2. 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,' by L. Frank Baum

Frank L. Baum's classic story about a girl and her friends traveling through the mystical land of Oz came under fire in Detroit, where it was banned from the libraries for having "no value" for children and supporting "negativism."
https://www.csmonitor.com/Books/2012...-L.-Frank-Baum
(hint :It's an allegory about banking, poppy dealing scum, and the general BS of politics as we know it)

these people are NUTZ
 

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