Some Of The People Knew Magic : Code Switch Fifty years after the Stonewall Uprising, queer and trans folks are uncovering hidden parts of LGBTQ+ history. A new exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, "Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall," features works from from queer artists of color who were born in the years after Stonewall. We talked to four of them.
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Some Of The People Knew Magic

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Some Of The People Knew Magic

Some Of The People Knew Magic

Some Of The People Knew Magic

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Fifty years after the Stonewall Uprising, queer and trans folks are uncovering hidden parts of LGBTQ+ history. A new exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, "Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall," features works from from queer artists of color who were born in the years after Stonewall. We talked to four of them.

Installation views, Nobody Promised Your Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall. Courtesy of Jonathan Dorado/Brooklyn Museum hide caption

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Installation views, Nobody Promised Your Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall.

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