What Dance Artists Are Doing to Address the American Prison System, Onstage and Inside
Brianna Mims, a dancer, has thought for 22 years that her uncle Ronald Coleman Jr. was unfairly convicted of participating in a murder. Coleman is presently incarcerated at Calhoun State Prison in Morgan, Georgia, where he is serving two life sentences plus 65 years. The family has been working nonstop to get lawyers and organizations that advocate on criminal justice reform to take his case during this period. However, they have had trouble obtaining the support they require in order to contest Coleman's conviction thus far.
Mims, though, resisted giving up. making work at the nexus of art, drawing on her years of experience.
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