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Thursday, February 6th

Faces of America: Fifty Years On

Description:

The creators of the nationally acclaimed theatrical series of multimedia, one-person plays Faces of America present a premiere production taken from interviews and testimonials of college students throughout the United States during 2013.

This time, utilizing two actors (male and female) the characters portrayed are all young African Americans. The topics examined are some of the most pressing issues that the present college generation feel need to be addressed. They include:


Black Man Walking: - the inequities for young black men inside the justice system.
Hair - What is it good for?: - how hair, body image and skin tone have become definers of social acceptance.
Black Latino: - what is it to be black and Hispanic?
Home Alone: - how young African Americans deal with parenthood, college and a career.
On the DL: - GLBTQ and the community.
The Picket Fence: - poverty, employment and housing, it’s getting worse.
White Guilt: - what is black and white in America today?

Price: Free

Time:

7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Location:

Nelly Goletti Theatre

Contact:

Michael Strong
multicultural@marist.edu

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