Art reflects the lived experiences of its creators, and the tumultuous year since the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., has foregrounded an intensely local but also national conversation on racial injustice, regressive socio-economic policies and discriminatory laws in St. Louis. In "Arts in Struggle," four artists to share their work and ideas on movement building.

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Rebecca Ginsburg, co-founder of the Education Justice Project at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, is interviewed by Maggie Garb, a professor of history and instructor in WashU's Prison Education Program at Missouri Eastern Correctional Center in Pacific, Mo. Ginsburg's program serves incarcerated men at Danville Correctional Center in Danville, Ill.

Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies Colin Burnett unpacks the video teaser for November 2015's SPECTRE, the latest James Bond thriller, and finds a protagonist with a sense of his (and the book and film franchise's) own history.


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