Free Merced show tackles race in America

Two free theater performances that explore race relations that continue to be part of everyday life in America are set Thursday in Merced, according to performers. The performances come from Voices of the Revolutionary Theatre Collective, members of which are also enrolled in an arts class, which looks to explore the history of embedded racism through excerpts from plays by Luis Valdez, Genny Lim, Amiri Baraka, Marvin X, Ben Caldwell and others from the Chicano, Asian and black arts movements.

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Voices of the Revolutionary Theatre Collective

Voices of the Revolutionary Theatre Collective rehearse on the University of California, Merced campus in Merced, Calif., Tuesday, June 28, 2016.
Andrew Kuhn Andrew Kuhn and Thaddeus Miller
Voices of the Revolutionary Theatre Collective 1:55

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