Black Art as a Human Right: A Conversation with Art Scholar Cherise Smith

Image from the exhibition 'Focus: Michael Ray Charles,' curated by Cherise Smith.

The University of Texas at Austin's Idea Lab gallery.

Peniel Joseph's podcast "Race and Democracy" invites scholars and area experts from across the US to discuss issues of race, democracy, public policy, and social justice. In April of this year, Joseph sat down with AGBS Founding Executive Director, Cherise Smith, to discuss Black representation in the arts and the details of her book dedicated to the artist Michael Ray Charles.