Carla Herreria, Huff Post, March 28, 2018
"The Brooklyn Museum is having a “Black Panther” moment.
The museum announced on Monday that it had appointed two new curators: Drew Sawyer for photography, and Kristen Windmuller-Luna, who will manage the museum’s African art collections.
People are not happy that both curators, but particularly Windmuller-Luna, are white.
Most critics of the choice, including scholars who work in the field of art history, wondered why the museum couldn’t find a qualified black candidate as a curator of African art. Some said the hire highlighted a general lack of diversity in the arts, while others suggested the hires were just another sign of Brooklyn’s gentrification."