Portraits in Color

Portraits in Color

Dr. Frank Mirabal

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A unique look at race in America through the stories of artists, entrepreneurs, educators and cultural critics. The series takes a provocative look at what it's really like to survive and thrive in a society that has been built without people of color in mind. Dr. Frank Mirabal’s experience as an artist, academic, political appointee, and cultural critic brings a unique aesthetic to the conversation. He has been a featured contributor to Governing Magazine, Ed Weekly, Hechinger Report and the Living Cities blog. A highly-sought speaker and panelist for the work he has done in the areas of race, culture, education, entrepreneurship and the arts, has led to speaking engagements at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, the Obama Foundation Summit, and the GEO Funders Conference. He has worked in leadership positions at the government and nonprofit sectors with recent appointments in two mayoral administrations. His musical career spans over 30 years, with studio and touring credits that include Lorenzo Antonio, Sparx, Soul Divine, and Yolanda del Rio. He continues to write and produce music and performs regularly with his group, Soul Divine.
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A unique look at race in America through the stories of artists, entrepreneurs, educators and cultural critics. The series takes a provocative look at what it's really like to survive and thrive in a society that has been built without people of color in mind. Dr. Frank Mirabal’s experience as an artist, academic, political appointee, and cultural critic brings a unique aesthetic to the conversation. He has been a featured contributor to Governing Magazine, Ed Weekly, Hechinger Report and the Living Cities blog. A highly-sought speaker and panelist for the work he has done in the areas of race, culture, education, entrepreneurship and the arts, has led to speaking engagements at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, the Obama Foundation Summit, and the GEO Funders Conference. He has worked in leadership positions at the government and nonprofit sectors with recent appointments in two mayoral administrations. His musical career spans over 30 years, with studio and touring credits that include Lorenzo Antonio, Sparx, Soul Divine, and Yolanda del Rio. He continues to write and produce music and performs regularly with his group, Soul Divine.
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The Story of Downtown

11 Aug 2021 | 46 mins 32 secs

The Story of Downtow...

11 Aug 2021 | 46 mins 32 secs

Stop the Asian Hate

22 Mar 2021 | 25 mins 13 secs

Stop the Asian Hate

22 Mar 2021 | 25 mins 13 secs

Can White Evangelical Chu...

09 Mar 2021 | 41 mins 12 secs

Can White Evangelica...

09 Mar 2021 | 41 mins 12 secs

The Reciprocity Project

15 Feb 2021 | 27 mins 46 secs

The Reciprocity Proj...

15 Feb 2021 | 27 mins 46 secs

The Vespa Diaries

02 Feb 2021 | 35 mins 50 secs

The Vespa Diaries

02 Feb 2021 | 35 mins 50 secs

Finding Family Trees

19 Jan 2021 | 54 mins 20 secs

Finding Family Trees

19 Jan 2021 | 54 mins 20 secs

Movement Music with Barac...

05 Jan 2021 | 29 mins 42 secs

Movement Music with ...

05 Jan 2021 | 29 mins 42 secs

Latino Decisions 2020

24 Nov 2020 | 35 mins 32 secs

Latino Decisions 202...

24 Nov 2020 | 35 mins 32 secs

The Worldwide Appeal of L...

19 Oct 2020 | 28 mins 08 secs

The Worldwide Appeal...

19 Oct 2020 | 28 mins 08 secs

Achieving Equity in the W...

24 Sep 2020 | 46 mins 20 secs

Achieving Equity in ...

24 Sep 2020 | 46 mins 20 secs

#MaskUp: Are Masks Effect...

26 Aug 2020 | 32 mins 06 secs

#MaskUp: Are Masks E...

26 Aug 2020 | 32 mins 06 secs

Decolonizing Wealth with ...

27 Jul 2020 | 58 mins 06 secs

Decolonizing Wealth ...

27 Jul 2020 | 58 mins 06 secs

Breaking Down Walls with ...

09 Jul 2020 | 30 mins 24 secs

Breaking Down Walls ...

09 Jul 2020 | 30 mins 24 secs

The Fight for Economic Ju...

25 Jun 2020 | 45 mins 04 secs

The Fight for Econom...

25 Jun 2020 | 45 mins 04 secs

I'm Fed Up! Black Lives M...

08 Jun 2020 | 59 mins 25 secs

I'm Fed Up! Black Li...

08 Jun 2020 | 59 mins 25 secs