Podcast: Applying Roadside's Learning to a Play about Occupy Boston, Diversity in Theater, and More

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Is starting a Community Cultural Development project one of your New Year's Resolutions? In this podcast, Megan Sandberg-Zakian, a theater-maker based in Somerville, MA working with Underground Railway Theater as a TCG Future Leader, interviews Roadside Theater's artistic director Dudley Cocke.

A Lifetime of Struggle: Reflections on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013
By Dudley Cocke
Fifty years ago this month, a quarter of a million people from across the United States peacefully marched on Washington D.C. for jobs and freedom. It was the biggest civil rights rally in the nation’s history, marked by M. L. King Jr.’s speech, "I Have a Dream." The next year Congress passed into law the 1964 Civil Rights Act , followed by the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Prison Phone Justice Victory

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Monday, August 19, 2013
By Donna Porterfield
“When they incarcerate your child, they incarcerate the whole family. To talk to a loved one in prison, you might as well take out a bank loan. The prison charges us $4.00 to hook up each call, and 89 cents a minute.” - Thousand Kites play