Radio Made in Michigan
12:35 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Workshop uses role-play to combat racism

The workshop 'Interrupting Racism' helps provide tools to help address racism as it is happening, like offensive remarks made by relatives during the holidays.
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The holidays are approaching, which means sharing food and gifts and catching up with friends and extended family. For some, it also means being subjected to a racist relative’s offensive rants.

Carolyn Gage, is a playwright, director, performer and activist based in Maine. Gage is in East Lansing to discuss playwriting as part of the MSU Center for Poetry's fall writing series. She’s also putting on an interactive workshop today called “Interrupting Racism.”

 

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