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Girl Be Heard Uses Theater to Empower Young Women

GBHOn Tuesday we told you about Girl Be Heard’s newest project, 9mm America.  This theatrical production is written and performed by 10 young women who live in neighborhoods where they face gun violence daily.  It is a powerful show that takes the viewer through the history of gun violence in America starting with the genocide of Native Americans.  It asks the disturbing question, “When will it stop?” Continue reading

“9mm America”: Girl Be Heard Uses Theater to Fight Gun Violence

9mm AmericaAntiquityNOW Month partner Girl Be Heard is fighting back against gun violence.  9mm America is a show written and performed by young girls living in neighborhoods where gun violence is a constant threat.  One girl explains that her neighborhood is known as “4CD” or “the Four Corners of Death” because so many people have died there due to gun violence. Continue reading