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.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

“Why do they never try to save them?”: On Walter Scott by Jay Smooth

This is the movement birthed from the Ferguson Moment. We must continue to move toward justice. This is the type of analysis and synthesis of thought we need. 
Write about this.
Talk about this. 
Sing about this. 
Move. 
Act. 
NOW.


In this edition of The Illipsis, Jay Smooth’s thoughts on Jay-Z’s streaming music service Tidal are interrupted by the latest national tragedy: 50 year old African American father Walter L. Scott was shot in the back eight times while fleeing a police officer after a traffic stop went horribly wrong.





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