After nearly a month of sustained worldwide protests sparked by the death of George Floyd while in the custody of Minneapolis police, racial equity, police brutality and the question of freedom are again at the forefront of the American consciousness. A consciousness and a struggle encapsulated in one word, written on the t-shirts of Carter G. Woodson staff and attendees: “Free-ish.”
Novelist Lisa Unger has sold more than two million books, and her work has been translated into 26 languages. She is a multiple award-winner, a fan favorite of those who like their crime novels psychologically taut … and a resident of Tampa Bay.
A finalist for the 2019 National New Play Network’s National Showcase of New Plays, Vincent Terrell Durham’s Polar Bears, Black Boys & Prairie Fringed Orchids is being streamed today, in productions by theaters all over the country, as part of the Juneteenth Justice Theatre Project.