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August 10, 2016

Know Your City engages the public in art and social justice through creative placemaking projects. Our programs and publications aim to educate people to better know their communities, and to ...

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Grantmakers of Oregon and Southwest Washington

August 5, 2016

Grantmakers of Oregon and Southwest Washington | Promoting effective philanthropy in Oregon and Southwest Washington by providing our members with the services and support they need to succeed. Related posts: A new ...

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VIDEO: 23 Ways You Could Be Killed If You Are Black In America

July 20, 2016

Artist Protest A$AP Rocky Renisha McBride Adam Levine Jamar Clark Alicia Keys Sandra Bland Beyoncé Philando Castile Bono Charleston 9 Chance the Rapper Freddie Gray Chris Rock Ramarley Graham Common Mario Woods Jada Pinkett Smith India M Beaty Janelle Monae ...

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On Theatre as Worldwork: Hands Up and the August Wilson Red Door Project

July 19, 2016

The following article was written by Jan Dworkin on her website’s blog posted with her permission. July 19, 2016 By Jan Dworkin To demolish racism you have to dismantle the system. You have ...

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Hands Up

June 28, 2016

A powerful set of monologues commissioned by The New Black Fest in the wake of police shootings of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and John Crawford III in Beavercreek, Ohio, ...

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AUDIO: Kevin Jones interviewed on “Hands Up,” Monologues about Black People in a Culture of Racial Profiling

April 19, 2016

Host Jo Ann Hardesty speaks with Kevin Jones, director of Hands Up, a powerful set of monologues commissioned by The New Black Fest in the wake of police shootings of Mike Brown ...

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VIDEO: Hands Up at the National Black Theatre

April 1, 2016

Related posts: AUDIO: Kevin Jones interviewed on “Hands Up,” Monologues about Black People in a Culture of Racial Profiling Congratulations to the National August Wilson Monologue Competition Winners Choose Your Favorite Monologue Competition ...

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A new musical based on August Wilson’s poetry will debut in Oregon

March 23, 2016

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has revealed that its 2017 season will feature a new musical work based on the poetry of the late playwright August Wilson. “UniSon” was created by ...

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Artists Rep’s Hilarious, Explosive Play About Race, ‘We Are Proud to Present…”

March 19, 2016

Artists Repertory Theatre has had a very good year, having now extended three of six plays this season due to overwhelming interest. This time it’s Brooklyn playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury’s nervy ...

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BroadwayWorld.com reviews “We Are Proud To Present”

March 18, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com review: This is Why We Need Theatre: WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT at Artists Rep Related posts: We Are Proud To Present A Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known ...