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WHY 12 ANGRY MEN IS MORE RELEVANT THAN EVER

WHY 12 ANGRY MEN IS MORE RELEVANT THAN EVER Tom Bond May 16, 2017 These are not tolerant times. It takes no stretch of the imagination to picture a minority man being swiftly sentenced to death because his peers were too lazy or short-sighted or racist to view his case as anything more than a [...]

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The Color of Justice

A justice system which tolerates injustice is doomed to collapse. — Leonard Noisette, quoted in Reducing Racial Disparities in the Criminal Justice System (2000) In 1991 in Los Angeles, a bystander videotaped police officers beating Rodney King, a black man, after a car chase. People in the African-American community had long complained of cases of [...]

By |2020-02-29T13:12:59-04:00February 29th, 2020|Blog, Events, History, Shows|Comments Off on The Color of Justice

Racial Discrimination in the Courts: The Case of Marcus Robinson

A group of former prosecutors brought together by The Constitution Project at POGO has submitted an amicus brief to the North Carolina Supreme Court asking the Court to provide a remedy for the government’s racially discriminatory conduct in four cases, including that of Marcus Robinson. Mr. Robinson was convicted of robbery and murder and sentenced [...]

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The Most Important Moments In Your Life Are Not Where You Think

The Most Important Moments In Your Life Are Not Where You Think by VISKO MATICH · JUN 24, 2018   WHAT IF the entire way we thought about life was wrong? We often think the most important moments in life are the big events, but what if it was actually the small, boring, almost imperceptible [...]

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10 Ways to Deepen Your Connections With Others

10 Ways to Deepen Your Connections With Others By Tris Thorp Life’s biggest lessons, opportunities, and gifts are found in your connections with others. It’s easy to think you have it all together when you’re flying solo through the carnival of life. Relationships require work—you’re called to practice the art of giving and receiving. Yet [...]

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The Mousetrap at 66: why is this the world’s longest-running play?

Quentin Tarantino came to see The Mousetrap two years ago. I wish I hadn't been told this, because when I recently caught the play, which this week clocks up its 60th year in London's West End, I couldn't help wondering what he might do with Agatha Christie's creaky old detective story. Blood, gore, black humour, circuitous chatter. It could [...]

By |2019-03-17T13:32:24-04:00March 17th, 2019|Blog, Shows|Comments Off on The Mousetrap at 66: why is this the world’s longest-running play?

The golden age of murder: Agatha Christie and the Detection Club

Almost everyone has heard of crime novelist Agatha Christie, and many have likely come across the term 'the golden age of detective fiction'. But until now, little has been known about the Detection Club, the mysterious social network to which Christie and other major 'golden age' writers belonged  The Detection Club was founded in 1930 [...]

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The mysterious disappearance of Agatha Christie

On Friday 3 December 1926, the English crime novelist Agatha Christie vanished from her home in Berkshire. It was the perfect tabloid story, with all the elements of one of Christie's own 'whodunnit' mysteries. So what was the truth behind her disappearance? Here, historian Giles Milton explores the author's 11 missing days, and the unprecedented [...]

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ESSAY BY TIFFANY ANTONE Radical Empathy is the Theatre Artist’s New Job 08 February 2017 This article initially began with the words “We have failed.” I was burning up at the mind-numbing lack of compromise between party lines, pained by the inability of neighbor to love (or at least respect) neighbor, and stunned at the [...]

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