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Daniel Summers, Jr

A few weeks ago the Georgia State Legislature (specifically, the House) proposed a budget that “zeroed out” or removed all funding for the Georgia Council for the Arts, endangering hundreds of programs and a sizable grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. I interviewed local arts activist Daniel Summers, Jr. (pictured above) for his thoughts on the issue and his participation in a march that took place April 19th. Click below for a fascinating podcast of our audio interview (approximately 20 minutes).