Stone Generals and the Sounds of Silence

Stone Generals and the Sounds of Silence

ShareStone generals of any war are not only shrines, they are politicians who silently speak to the values of a people at a historical moment. But those moments are transient, like the politicians themselves. Times change; values change. Politicians and statues are...
Learning and Unlearning Racism

Learning and Unlearning Racism

Share“South Pacific” opened in 1949 and became one of Broadway’s longest running hits. It features Nellie Forbush, a Navy nurse from rural Arkansas stationed on a South Pacific island who falls in love with a sophisticated French planter, Emile De Becque. She rejects...

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