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Olivia J. B. Baxter

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BSR Contributor Since December 31, 1969

Olivia J. B. Baxter (she/her; they/them) is a Philly-native Expressionist, Family & Child Care Specialist, Educator, and Sangoma. Since 2013, she has been freelancing as a multimedia journalist creating content for multimedia organizations that are dedicated to putting marginalized people and communities at the forefront of conversations.

Olivia J. B. Baxter (she/her; they/them) is a Philly-native Expressionist, Family & Child Care Specialist, Educator, and Sangoma. Since 2013, she has been freelancing as a multimedia journalist creating content for multimedia organizations that are dedicated to putting marginalized people and communities at the forefront of conversations.

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Still visible: Civil-rights activist Nannie Burroughs and a group of women supporters, c. 1905-1915. (Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.)

The Brandywine River Museum of Art presents ‘Votes for Women: A Visual History’

Seeing suffragists

An exhibition at the Brandywine River Art Museum celebrates the centennial of the 19th Amendment with an inclusive look at the faces and artifacts of the movement. Olivia J. B. Baxter reviews.
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This novel follows a young person with a complex identity on a journey across the country and into her own self. (Image courtesy of Dial Books.)

‘Juliet Takes a Breath’ by Gabby Rivera

Identity in all directions

In Gabby Rivera’s young adult novel ‘Juliet Takes a Breath,’ a young, queer Latina from the Bronx blazes her own trail to Portland, Oregon, learning that identity never has a single trajectory. Olivia J. B. Baxter reviews.
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'Roots Before Branches' is a new exhibit from CRY and YAP. (Photo by Bennett Kuhn.)
'Time to Pretend' has women supporting women in its seventh showcase. (Image by Phobymo Photography)
Sofiya Ballin looks to foster and broaden education on the Black experience. (Photo by George Alexander)
'Somewhere' dares to find love in a post-apocalyptic world. (Photo courtesy of Temple Theaters.)
Tara Lake's autobiographical work is an uplifting look at family and migration. (Photo by Day Alaba)
'Dancing Again in Love' is about learning to self-love. (Photo provided by Sabriaya Shipley.)
Collage art centers a Black woman sitting with legs crossed, paint and found objects decorate the canvas all around her.

The African American Museum in Philadelphia presents Portals + Revelations: Richard J. Watson Beyond Realities

Moving through time and space in Black America

AAMP brings us a collection of naturalistic and abstract representations of Black history through illustrations, found objects, collages, and more by artist-in-residence Richard J. Watson. Olivia J. B. Baxter reviews.
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A crochet pretzel sits in a hexagonal gold frame, with a bed of colorful threads underneath the frame

City of Love: Artists Inspired by Philadelphia lights up the Neon Museum

The many perspectives of love

The new multi-medium collection features the people, things, and places that make Philly a beloved city. Olivia J. B. Baxter previews.
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