Memphis Public Library

2020 Cross-Sector Impact Grant Recipient

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Memphis, Tennessee

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How to Stage a Protest In 90 Minutes

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How to Stage a Protest is an intergenerational immersive documentary theatre performance co-created with surviving participants from the 1960 historic Cossit Library sit-in, which was responsible for the desegregation of the Memphis public library system and young teenage activist artists from Lionheart Youth Theatre.