Often referred to as the “policeman of the world,” the nation has struggled to handle our self-given mandate of fostering democracy and encouraging respect for the rule of law.
The call to “love our neighbors as ourselves” is not rooted in sentimentality or mush or comfort. It is deeply rooted in a sense of justice and empathy towards our fellow man. If your love only extends to the blonde-haired and blue-eyed and pale-skinned, then it isn’t loving.
Natural disasters rub salt in the open wound of race relations in America. In these moments, we can see that some lives are valued more than others.
We see and feel the painful legacies of slavery all around us.
The use of medicine to foreground notions of racial inequality tells the frightening story about how racism permeates almost every aspect of life.
“We’re doing a terrible job of inculcating the values that matter, and the funny thing is, we have a country that has a purpose. They wrote it down for us in the preamble of the Constitution.”
To watch Satoshi Miyagi’s production of Antigone is to watch three plays at once.