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4 Dance Works Honoring the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Social justice has a been a prominent theme in many Black American dancemakers’ repertoires. Today, on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day­—and in the midst of ongoing social and political turmoil in America—this theme carries new resonance. Dr. King’s legacy has spurred the creation of many dance works, with many creators using his words to respond […]

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through Hip Hop

Here at DS, we get super psyched when we hear stories of dancers giving back to their communities through…well…dance. And we can’t resist sharing them, so you can get a dose of the warm-and-fuzzies too. Prepare to feel the love, folks. Hip Hop Fundamentals is a group dedicated to promoting self-empowerment, education and positive change […]