Bill T. Jones, Claudia Rankine, Rebecca Carroll on Art and Civic Unrest

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NEW YORK CITY - JANUARY 19 2015: several hundred activists gathered at Union Square Park prior to starting the Four Mile March on Martin Luther King's birthday. Eric Garner, Michael Brown banner

July 17th marks the second anniversary of Eric Garner’s death. Just over a week ago, the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile rocked the nation. People have retaliated with protests, but for black artists, musicians and poets, art and creative expression can be an important outlet for airing frustrations, and for pushing back. Choreographer Bill T. Jones, and National Book Critics Circle Award winning poet, essayist and playwright Claudia Rankine, join us to discuss how the creative community has responded to violence and has embraced the Black Lives Matter movement. Rebecca Carroll, WNYC's Producer of Special Projects on Race, also joins the conversation.