Penumbra Theatre opens doors for Ferguson talk

Penumbra Theatre is hosting a conversation tonight about recent events in Ferguson, Mo., where the killing of an unarmed young black man by a white police officer unleashed demonstrations and racial unrest.

Sarah Bellamy, co-director of Penumbra, told MPR News that the theater was holding the event because "This is an emotionally charged topic and an emotionally charged time, and I think people are hungry to talk. Penumbra has always been a safe space for community members to engage in challenging and compassionate conversations around issues of race and racism."

Bellamy speaks with The Daily Circuit's Phil Picardi about tonight's dialogue.

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