Martin Luther King Jr

Every holiday, Google.com selects an artist to commemorate the day of observance with a scaled-down work of art called a Google Doodle.

For Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2018, Google commissioned Cannaday Chapman to pay tribute to the late civil rights leader, Baptist minister, and Nobel Laureate who dedicated his life working tirelessly for peace and social justice in America.

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Neuvisuals

UPDATE: Late Sunday night I received emails from friends of an artist who expressed suicidal ideations on his public social media page. I published one of the emails after the break.

I also receiving an email from the artist accusing me of making him feel "extremely uncomfortable" and invading his privacy.

I wrote this post with the best of intentions which was to get the word out to someone close to him in the hopes that they would intercede and get him the help that he needs.

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Signs For The Homeless

The homeless and their crude, handmade cardboard signs blend into the cityscape at most major intersections and highway off ramps. But a group of artists in Massachusetts wants to make sure the homeless signs stand out so motorists won't look away.

"Signs For The Homeless" a project started by artists Christopher Hope and Kenji Nakayama of Massachusetts invited artists to give homeless signs a colorful makeover. The objective of the "Signs For The Homeless" project is to humanize the homeless and make them stand out against the urban backdrop that they have become a part of.

Rudolph West, 63, has been homeless for eight years. He told "Signs For The Homeless" he has trouble finding work due to his criminal record.

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