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Lulu Miller’s Farewell to Virginia
Lulu Miller (Invisibilia)
When writer and radio producer Lulu Miller discovered she’d be leaving Virginia, she wrote a startling love letter to the state–one that charges everyday people to stay angry about injustice.
Maybe Metaphor is Easier
A.D. Carson (University of Virginia)
A.D. Carson uses hip-hop and spoken word to tell hard truths about racist history, cutting through denial with metaphor.
The Conciliation Project
Tawnya Pettiford-Wates (Virginia Commonwealth University)
Tawnya Pettiford-Wates believes that theatre can heal injustice. She believes it because she’s seen it happen. Her theatre troupe “The Conciliation Project” stages plays and dialogues that tackle issues of identity and race in America.
The Dance of the Orcas
Artisia Green (William & Mary)
Theatre professor and performer Artisia Green explains how a grieving orca whale inspired her to make art about Black women and trauma.
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Fantastic poem, Lulu. My wife Linda and I moved to Virginia in 2017 from SC. We are originally from CT and had also lived in Northern CA.
you caught the beauty of this state and its deep problems, with love and longing.
Good luck with whatever you are doing in Chicago
I will check out Invisibila
I love With Good Reason, Sarah is a good interviewer