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Free, Free at Last: In Flux, US Playwright Finds Stability

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"I’m looking forward to seeing all the protest theater in the next four years."

8 Nonprofit Phrases, From Least to Most Exploitative, Ranked

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"Salary commensurate with experience" and other infuriating phrases used by nonprofits.

“Skeleton Crew,” By Playwright Morisseau, Finds Life in Detroit

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Does Morisseau think Trump can restore jobs to Detroit? Hell no.

What Is American About American Art?

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Glenn Ligon’s "I Am a Man" is a great American painting.

How I Learned the Art of Healing in the Face of...

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The ripples of colonialism are still affecting minds today.

Playwright Morisseau Revisits Rage in Racist America

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Plays need not be perfect to be important.

Changing Ballet’s Perception Means Embracing Black Bodies

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Misty Copeland may have cracked the mold. Now it needs to bust wide open.

The Family Party “On Striver’s Row” Is Hot Harlem Satire

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Only the fear of becoming impoverished can bring the Van Strivens to speak civilly.

Why Nijla Mu’min is a Director to Watch

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In this podcast Mu'min discusses her upcoming film Jinn, a Muslim coming-of-age tale.

Chris Rawson, Theater Critic, On Honoring August Wilson

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"If something seems wrong about the show...it may be the key to something important."

Why I No Longer Know How To Relate To Whiteness

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Whiteness kills. Understand it. Acknowledge it. Dismantle it. Overcome it. Reject it.

“Jitney,” Wilson’s First Play, Last to Debut on Broadway

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There’s a TV term for something like this play.

All Hail, Emperor Trump! Pssst, Rome Is Burning!

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We must take our own safety -- and liberation -- into our own hands.

Dear God: “Nat Turner in Jerusalem” Arrives Off-Broadway

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A harrowing scene from America's past, still alive in our present.

My Name Is Tim, and I Am Addicted to White Privilege

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The only way to begin to address racism meaningfully is to acknowledge our addiction.

True Ture: Recalling Stokely Carmichael’s Revolution

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"I have no hatred for those classified as white."

Star-Spangled Slavery and the Great American Novel

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Natashia Deón has come to bear witness.

Diverse Narratives Flourish at the House of Chay Yew

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Victory Gardens's Artistic Director on history, Asian American representation, and Beyoncé

“UnREAL,” “Orange Is the New Black,” & White Folks

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The new seasons of "UnREAL" and "OINTB" raise questions about white audience expectations.

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Wages “War”

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Two metaphorical wars and a literal one.
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Herman Cain (and Republicans Unable)

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And then there was Jerry Falwell, Jr., with his open pants, evangelical FUPA and his hands veering into prime side-boob territory with -- hey, doesn't she have a name?