Every 28 Hours One-Minute Play Festival

Phase One Oct 20-24, St. Louis County

A Real Life Superhero

Bree Newsome became an Internet and media sensation when she did what many were longing to do but didn’t dare. She scaled a flagpole outside South Carolina's statehouse and brought the flag down, while police officers waited to arrest her below.

Every 28 Hours One-Minute Play Festival

Coming soon across the nation! Oct 20-24!

What is The Ferguson Moment?

We call on artists across the nation to share their responses to the oppression, violence, and resistance to racially motivated police brutality

Resources

Marcia Chatelain, an assistant professor in the Department of History, created the #FergusonSyllabus in response to recent events in Ferguson, Missouri.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Activists Hold Silent Protest Over Police Brutality at UN Meeting

A group of young people at a meeting of the United Nations Committee Against Torture in Geneva refused to back down during testimony about police brutality in the U.S.



http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2014/11/no_backing_down_activists_hold_silent_protest_at_united_nations.html?wpisrc=topstories

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Ferguson protesters are using wood meant to board up shops as shields


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As stores are being boarded up in anticipation of unrest, some protesters have turned plywood into an act of protection and defiance."


http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/storyline/wp/2014/11/13/for-ferguson-protestors-the-rise-of-plywood-shields/