Artfully Grieving

Artfully Grieving

Art can teach us a lot about grieving. In addition to being a model for how we might understand each other’s feelings and exhibit empathy, art portrays many stages and concepts of the grieving process. Art also depicts a plurality of ways civilizations and individuals respond to tragedy and loss.

‘Where there is no struggle there is no progress’ Frederick Douglass

Great BBC Radio 4 repeat of an ‘In our Time’ programme about Frederick Douglass an astonishing man, born a slave in the USA in 1817. Self educated, self made, companion to Abraham Lincoln, what is covered in this programme shows us the historical background to BLM, and thus shows us that when Michelle Obama stated, ‘When they go low, you go high’, this appeal has a long history. Respect due. Entrepreneur, orator, statesman, part of British and US history, how can this man not be a role model to all?