Powerful Portrayals Of Race On Screen And On Stage

January 21, 2014

You may be noticing it at the movies, at the award shows, and even on stages here in Boston: Race is getting another look in 2014, from SpeakEasy Stage Company’s “The Color Purple” to the highly acclaimed movie “12 Years a Slave.”

WGBH arts editor Jared Bowen joined us to talk about what’s behind the renewed interest at slavery and what impact it's having on society.

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