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Amplifying Blackness in the Borderlands is a new program that will allow students to create projects that explore what it means to be Black in Tucson and the Southwest.
The museum, which will open on Saturday in the Student Union Memorial Center, was co-founded by Beverely and Bob Elliott – local business owners, volunteers and philanthropists with deep ties to the Tucson and university communities.
The university's Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry has formed a binational partnership to support Nogales artists in visually interpreting the realities of being from and living on the U.S.-Mexico border.
El Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry de la Universidad de Arizona ha formado una asociación binacional para apoyar a los artistas de Nogales en la interpretación visual de las realidades de ser y vivir en la frontera entre los EE. UU. y México.
The Ford Foundation has awarded UArizona $1.18 million to to create a community-led archive that offers a more comprehensive portrayal of the U.S.-Mexico border.