Anna Deavere Smith

actress and playwright

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Actress and playwright who has appeared on television and in film; Professor at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and a recipient of a MacArthur Genius Grant

Anna Deavere Smith on KCRW

Three decades after bringing “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992” to the stage, Anna Deavere Smith returns with a new cast and expanded vision.

Anna Deavere Smith: For the first time, I saw race as more complex than Black and white

Three decades after bringing “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992” to the stage, Anna Deavere Smith returns with a new cast and expanded vision.

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A recent conference on the aftermath of the 1992 Rodney King riots was called "Los Angeles: America, only sooner." What are the lessons for the rest of America — then and now?

What Can the Rest of the Country Learn from the LA Riots?

A recent conference on the aftermath of the 1992 Rodney King riots was called "Los Angeles: America, only sooner." What are the lessons for the rest of America — then and now?

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In 1991, Rodney King, an African American, was chased down for drunk driving by officers of the Los Angeles Police Department.

What Can the Rest of the Country Learn from the LA Riots?

In 1991, Rodney King, an African American, was chased down for drunk driving by officers of the Los Angeles Police Department.

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