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Institute for the Humanities receives $1.4 million Mellon grant for "High Stakes Art"

"With High Stakes Art, we aim to make critical engagements with contemporary art urgent for humanities scholars and publics in southeast Michigan, particularly around social issues of concern."

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Detroit artist Tylonn J. Sawyer creates mural depicting first African American student to attend U-M

Sawyer explains that his work "mines symbols of power and oppression from the historical strata of western art, exposing some truths while covering others to gain a clearer picture of concepts that have shaped our contemporary society."

- Stephanie Harrell

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