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Nina Chanel Abney's "Royal Flush" explores race, gender and class through an artistic language updated for a digital era. 

The Nasher to showcase Nina Chanel Abney's 'Royal Flush'

This semester, the Nasher Museum of Art will be exhibiting a collection of the works of Nina Chanel Abney under the title “Royal Flush.” Abney’s work has been highly acclaimed, and while it has been shown in galleries and exhibitions across the country, this will be her first solo exhibition in N.C.

Following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., nearly 1500 students occupied the main quad in the silent vigil of April 1968.

Duke and the art of the protest

The last year has seen a wave of protests on college campuses. From Yale to Missouri, students have garnered a fair share of attention for demonstrations against institutional racism and microaggressions, prompting nationwide discussions about race, higher education and free speech.