Saturday, August 19, 2017

Artists resign from President Trump's Committee on the Arts & Humanities

By Nate Freeman

WASHINGTON, DC---Yesterday morning, the Washington Post reported that many of the remaining members of the White House Committee on the Arts and Humanities have announced their resignation. In a letter to the president, 16 actors, artists, writers, and architects said that they could no longer stay in their positions following the president’s “support of the hate groups and terrorists who killed and injured fellow Americans in Charlottesville.” The full letter is below. [More]