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JoJo, King of the New York Gypsies (a.k.a. Joey Skaggs), protesting to rename the Gypsy Moth in 1982

Using satire to bring attention to serious issues of defamation can be an effective way to bring awareness and promote cultural change. In this case, it took some time. This story in The New York Times, This Moth’s Name Is a Slur. Scientists Won’t Use It Anymore. (pdf),

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Joey Skaggs Oral History Film Series Launches

ANNOUNCING: Joey Skaggs Satire and Art Activism, 1960s to the Present and Beyond A new series of short oral histories, produced and directed by Judy Drosd with Joey Skaggs   Visit here for details! Catch upcoming film festival screenings: New Jersey Film Festival, February 12, 2021 Oregon

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Miami condos underwater… for real!

Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center Presents: “Closed: SOS Mother Earth” A virtual exhibition in honor of Earth Day featuring Joey Skaggs Fish Condos. For now it’s viewable on a public link on Facebook and on Instagram. It will soon be mounted on their website. Watch the tease

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