Reader’s Voice: Is Anyone Out There Worthy of Wearing Mr. Rogers’ Sweater?

Fred Rogers didn’t have any of the characteristics of an action hero. In fact, he was rather small-boned, quiet and thoughtful. Yet his style of leadership influenced a significant part of today’s young adults.

Civil Rights and the Blues: Where 2 Theatre Companies Found Their Voices

Inspired by the Federal Theatre Project and the Black Arts Movement, the New Lafayette Theatre and New Federal Theatre were hubs of both art and activism.

Theatre Without Walls: Free Southern Theater and New Heritage Theatre Group

One theatre staged shows on the front lines of the Civil Rights struggle in the South, while the other made a home for Black excellence in New York City.