with Chris Hedges
RT America on Feb 20, 2021
On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses the power of the classics, such as Sophocles’ play Philoctetes, to elucidate mass incarceration with Emily Allen-Hornblower and Marquis McCray.
Emily Allen-Hornblower is a professor of Classics at Rutgers University and recipient of a Whiting Foundation grant to foster dialogues about the classics with incarcerated and formerly incarcerated men and women.
Marquis McCray is a social justice advocate and spent 28 years in prison. He studied the classics through the prison college program offered by Rutgers University.
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