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EbzB Introduces "Mask Musings" on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook [Covid19 Virtual Care Package For Educators]

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Follow EbzB Productions on Twitter (@ebzb), Instagram (ebzbproductions), and Facebook (@EbzB.Productions) for "Mask Musings." EbzB Productions brings you "Mask Musings": A series of posts to inspire learners. We shall don our masks off-stage during the pandemic. Stay tuned for posts about the uses of masks in the history of performing arts. #artsintegration #mask #artseducation ×

Filming Native: Systemic Racism, Richard Wright and Paul Green

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Native details the metamorphic debate between Paul Green and Richard Wright. The authors are originally brought together by the Mercury Theatre to adapt Wright’s novel, Native Son, for the stage. Green, a white southern professor who advocates for social justice, and Wright, a self-educated African-American with communist sympathies, forge a deep respect for each other as they discuss systemic discrimination against African-Americans. They start their collaboration in Chapel Hill, North Carolina like a “house on fire.”

Then, in 1941, with World War II on the horizon, the two authors meet again in New York for rewrites. Orson Welles’ Broadway production is already in rehearsal. Differences over a single page of the script create an impasse between Green and Wright. A life-changing dialogue about who has the right to tell the story of racial, political and class injustice ensues. In spite of their common goal to affect social change, the scintillating argument dissolves the friendship …