The Standing/Still Series Uses Arts Activism Toward Social Justice
The Make It Right Project, in partnership with Redux Contemporary Art Center, will hold a performance event at the John C. Calhoun monument in Marion Square. This is the second event in the Standing/Still performance series, which uses arts activism to call for the removal of the racist Calhoun marker and all symbols of white supremacy. Featured performers include musician/activist Benjamin Starr; actor/singer Nakeisha Daniel; historian Damon Fordham; and performer Javaron Conyers.
WHAT: Standing/Still performance series event presented by the Make It Right Project and Redux Contemporary Art Center
WHEN: Thursday, May 16, 2019, at 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: The John C. Calhoun monument in Marion Square, Calhoun St., Charleston, SC 29401
WHO: Musician/activist Benjamin Starr; actor/singer Nakeisha Daniel; historian Damon Fordham; performer Javaron Conyers
The Make It Right Project
The Make It Right Project is dedicated to working with multiple groups—activists, artists, historians and media outlets—to take down Confederate monuments and tell the truth about history.