Freedom Café – Hip-Hop Saved My Life Freedom Café – A Boy Named Nothing Freedom Café – Dear Mr. President Everett’s Open Stage: P.U.S.H. and Tru Love Freedom Café The Freedom Café examined issues related to incarceration, such as the disproportionate number of prisoners of color in the prison system, and the prison system’s default role as society’s […]
Hip Hop Saved My Life: Freedom Project Brain Café Thursday, April 17 @ 7:30pm — Free Everett Stage: 9 Duncan Avenue, Providence, RI 02906 This Brain Café will examine the role of hip hop in the fight for social justice featuring Tricia Rose and Case Closed! Tricia Rose, professor at Brown University and author of […]
A Boy Named Nothing A Freedom Project Brain Café – Thursday, March 20 @ 7:30pm This Brain Café explored how zero tolerance policies, high stakes testing, and racial disparities in school discipline feed the school-to-prison pipeline. This Brain Café is made possible through major funding support from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, an […]
Dear Mr. President: Freedom Project Brain Café The Brain Café is a public forum that brings together artists, scholars, experts, and community members to share their knowledge and experiences in an open dialogue with the audience. This Brain Café will ask questions about the roles that race and class play in shaping one’s interactions with […]
“She Has A Gift” By: Cheyenne Isom – Cheyenne created this song that tells the story of her struggles growing up as an only child with her mom who suffers from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
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The Brain Café is an evening of dialogue at the intersections of neuroscience, medicine, and the arts. It brings together scientists, clinicians, artists, and community members to share their knowledge and experiences. This Brain Café focused on Locked-in Syndrome. It featured the story of Margaret Worthen who suffered a brain Stem stroke when she was 22. Our science presenter was John Simeral Ph.D., a researcher with BrainGate a laboratory at Brown that is developing human/computer interface technology that will someday allow people like Margaret to communicate and control robotic devices.
Tourette Syndrome – Part 1 Tourette Syndrome – Part 2
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Edgar & Grace duet for Open Stage.