At Mt. Baker’s Franklin High School, resistance goes hand in hand with artistry. The Arts of Resistance & Resilience art club, founded by teacher Lauren Holloway right after the 2017 presidential inauguration, educates students on how art contributes to social movements, from providing commentary on societal problems to spreading a message.
After wetting their feet with buttons, posters and t-shirts, students tackled a more ambitious project: a 40-foot-long mural honoring the 50th anniversary of the Seattle Chapter of the Black Panther Party.
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