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The job of the resurrectors is to wake up the dead

Michi Meko

FLUX NIGHT 2013

Saturday, October 5 7 pm to midnight

Castleberry Hill Arts District

 

A sound theater of Negro prison work songs will be played to wake up the souls of Negro men that were forced to lay the tracks in and around Atlanta as the re-enslavement of Black Americans increased during the Civil War up to World War II. Most of these free men were imprisoned on bogus charges enforced by Penal Labor/Servitude laws allowing the cycle of supremacy to continue. The inspiration for this sound work came from the pages of Slavery by Another Name written by Atlanta author and Pulitzer Prize-winner Douglas A. Blackmon. 

 

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