Artists Discuss Actions After Week of Protests in Ferguson

Artists Gather at RAC to Discuss Possible Actions. Credit Willis Arnold/St. Louis Public Radio

Artists Gather at RAC to Discuss Possible Actions.
Credit Willis Arnold/St. Louis Public Radio

Racial divides — in St. Louis, the arts community and the nation — were the focus Wednesday night as   artists gathered at the St. Louis Regional Arts Commission (RAC) to talk about Michael Brown’s death.

RAC held the gathering for artists to process the week’s events in Ferguson and discuss how artists can address their role in the public dialogue about it.

 “…even as tensions remained high, an unidentified poet reiterated a feeling prevalent in the room that ‘above all, artists can do something.’ “

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The Arts CAN Heal:

 

What suggestions  can you offer to the St. Louis Regional Arts Commission  to testify how the arts can  heal the racial divides in the Ferguson community?

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