Wednesday, May 7, 2008

i spoke last night on KFAI with rhiana yazzie, harry waters and meena natarajan about native theater here in minneapolis/st. paul.  the 30 minutes flew by. the program can be heard online for the next two weeks by going to the KFAI site - Womanspeaks.  
 i spoke today with a non-native playwright who talked about power structure within the theater arts community.  when she talked about power imbalance i said that i use the term racism when i feel that non-native people are using their power to overpower another's voice when that other person is non-white.
while this period of time has been frustrating and hard it is also good the number of conversations that have happened as a result.  

1 comment:

Dave said...

Hmmm. And i'd call your inept use of the term "racism".....racist. Surely at such a dark point in American history we, as liberals, can do something more useful than toss irrational invective at each other just to salve our sanctimony.