Thailand-Faiyen’s Music Was Their Crime

FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2012, file photo, Surachai Danwattananusorn, 70, arrives at a criminal court in Bangkok, Thailand. Surachai, a prominent critic of the Thai monarchy and establishment, went missing, along with two aides, in Laos in December 2018. The mutilated bodies of the aides were later found, dumped in a river. Surachai […]

Juba, South Sudan, here we come!

We won an an award for the Reciprocal Exchange Component of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders that will help support our trip to Juba in early June! We are very honored and look forward to working with our collaborating partners in Juba on our "Bullets to Books" film production, education workshops, and plans […]

NPR MUSIC NEWS Palestinian Artists Call For Eurovision Boycott; Israel Responds With PR Campaign May 10, 20193:44 PM ET ANASTASIA TSIOULCAS   Israeli singer Netta performs after winning the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon, Portugal, in May 2018. Pedro Fiúza/NurPhoto/Getty Images In an open letter published Thursday, a group of over 30 Palestinian cultural centers and […]

Chibok Girls: Our Story

Written and directed by Wole Oguntokun Performed  Georgetown University’s Gonda Theatre, May 7-9, 2019 Theater & Dance Review ‘Nobody wants this story told’: Nigeria’s Renegade Theatre makes U.S. debut with ‘Chibok Girls’ “The Chibok Girls: Our Story,” from Nigeria's Renegade Theatre, at Georgetown University. (Renegade Theatre) By Nelson Pressley Theater critic May 8 The atrocity of Boko […]