MY HERO Student Art Contest

Portrait Contest For Students 2024 3

Americans Who Tell the Truth is pleased to be partnering again this year with the MY HERO Project to offer a student art contest.

Finding Courage in Community

Leah Penniman Awtt Portrait

First Church of Cambridge features AWTT portraits in Lenten Series: Finding Courage in Community – February 14 through March 31, 2024.

Mary Oliver, a Grasshopper and Gaza

Rachel Corrie Awtt Portrait

Early on in the Americans Who Tell the Truth project I traveled to West Virginia and eastern Kentucky to witness for myself what Mountaintop Removal (MTR) coal mining looked like. I wanted to see the devastation I’d been reading about and meet some of the courageous activists trying to stop it (Judy Bonds, Larry Gibson, Teri Blanton). […]

What Is a Maine Story?

Margaret Chase Smith Awtt Portrait

Americans Who Tell the Truth is pleased to be featured in Bangor Public Library’s year-long series “What is a Maine Story?”

View Truth Tellers Documentary on PBS

Truth Tellers Poster

The compelling documentary Truth Tellers will be aired around the country this winter on local PBS affiliate stations and on PBS’s WORLD Channel. 

Chester Children’s Chorus Reprise

John Alston portrait unveling

Artist Robert Shetterly and the AWTT staff can’t stop talking about their visit to Swarthmore last weekend for the Chester Children’s Chorus concert and Shetterly’s unveiling of Music Director John Alston‘s portrait. The event was in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. After the unveiling Alston picked up the portrait, which had been placed on […]

White Privilege, Black Portraits, Whose Story?

Martin Luther King Jr Awtt Portrait

Last September Connie Carter, AWTT’s education director, and I had the opportunity to visit the Maine State Prison and share the documentary Truth Tellers  with a group of prisoners. Connie and I previously wrote about the revelations of that visit. But there was an aspect of the event which I thought deserved more serious attention because […]

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