"For Whom America the Beautiful" - Marc Bamuthi Joseph & Jose Antonio Vargas


How do you define American? What makes home, home? Iconoclast slam-poet and performer, Marc Bamuthi Joseph and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas, will bring their impassioned views to “For Whom America the Beautiful: An Immigration Dialogue” Through his new work, /Peh-LO-tah/, Joseph, also Chief of Program and Pedagogy at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, explores the role of soccer in freedom and citizenship through the lens of immigration. Jose Antonio Vargas, Founder of Define American,uses media as a powerful storytelling tool to traverse controversial issues and initiate pivotal conversations about immigrants, identity, and citizenship in a changing America. ArtChangeUS@Kennedy Center National Conversations is a series of dialogues between prominent artists and pivotal change-makers who are advancing a pluralistic vision of America. #KCNationalConvo Subscribe to The Kennedy Center! http://bit.ly/2gNFrtb

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