By linking physical spaces with a live webcam network, Parrhesiastic Play gives people a stage to "perform" before the cameras. It's a playful way to comment on the rise of surveillance while interacting with a large audience.
At a moment when Black Americans were suffering from widespread hunger, sickness, unemployment, and police violence, the Black Panther Party was there to try to fill the gaps that institutional racism and government negligence had created.
The Republican Party-controlled state legislature has been eating the seed corn in Michigan for so long that there's very little to plant for the future. But, hey, with term limits, that's nobody's problem.
Imagine Soldier Field, home of the NFL's Chicago Bears, filled beyond capacity, brimming with 63,879 young African-American men, ages 18 to 24--more than U.S. losses in the entire Vietnam conflict.