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Articles and Interviews

Washington Post (Jan 2022)

An artist wants to curb the spread of Black mug shots online — so he’s asking people to post photos with mugs

Keith Knight has a running conversation with his two young sons, and he doesn’t mince words: He tells them that images of Black people skew negatively in visual media.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/comics/2022/01/12/black-mug-shots-keith-knight

 

Same article in The Seattle Times: 

https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/tired-of-seeing-criminal-mug-shots-of-black-people-artist-seeks-shots-of-people-holding-mugs/

Boston.com (Jan 2022)

Malden native Keith Knight has been a professional cartoonist for the last 30 years. With work ranging from syndicated comic strips and panels to kids’ books to a Hulu television show, “Woke,” the cartoonist’s career has been diverse, to say the least. But for the last month, his art has taken a truly unexpected turn.

https://www.boston.com/news/politics/2022/01/07/a-malden-native-cartoonist-and-activist-creates-a-very-different-kind-of-black-mug-shot/