Did you know Bill Moyers has a podcast??

Bill Moyers talks with Bill T. Jones, the artistic giant who revolutionized modern dance. The son of migrant farm workers in the South — Jones grew up to win two Tony Awards, receive the National Medal of Art and a MacArthur Genius Fellowship and to be honored by the Kennedy Center.

Boston- It’s a statue of Lincoln standing over a shackled Black man who is, some people say, “Oh, he’s kneeling,” and other people say, “No, he’s about to stand up.” And other people say, “We should not even have the image of this white man standing over the Black man, chains or no.” That image itself, there’s too much that the audience has to do to understand what’s the caption underneath it. There is no caption.[/caption]
The earliest stories that we heard was my mother talking about her mother trying to go from the plantation they worked on– they were sharecroppers. Her daughter was pregnant on another plantation and the farmer, the white farmer told my grandmother, “Anna, you can’t go.” My grandma tried to sneak away. He catches her, brings her back, puts her over a bale of hay, and he had a thing called a man handler, which is a giant strip of leather. He made Anna Edwards, Big Mama, my grandmother, lean over that and her five children had to line up and watch him beat her. Now, you’re telling this to a six year old? It’s dangerous to be Black.
Did you know Bill Moyers has a podcast??

GOOD LISTEN: Bill T. Jones Talks With Bill Moyers about Race and Revolution, George Floyd and A Cabin Boy Named Pip – BillMoyers.com

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