Statements about Arts
Dozens of artists, including Justin Timberlake, Jay Z and Rihanna, are canceling Florida shows like Stevie Wonder in protest of "stand your ground."
Says Americans "invented ‘Pong,’ ‘Space Invaders’ and the iPhone."
"We’re spending $12,000 bucks a kid a year in the school system."
Says "only 18 percent of Portland elementary schools have art instruction compared to 83 percent nationally."
Says 77 percent "of Portland's students finish elementary school without taking even one art class."
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