"This work can be very emotionally charged. It never loses its impact. Art has a way of inspiring people and inviting them into a deeper and uncomfortable conversation."
T. Marie King is an activist, facilitator, organizer, and volunteer. Serving on the core coalition for the Jefferson County Memorial Project and the board of the Greater Birmingham Arts Education Collaborative, T. Marie has combined her passion for the arts with her purpose of advocating for social change. Her most recent venture is Local Voices Network, a community-driven platform that shares the stories of those whose voices often go unheard. https://youtu.be/iZS7lHfrL88
"I think what we are trying to do here is change the historical memory of our community, and to do that we need everyone involved -- not just those for whom racial justice is the central focus of their daily work." -- Abigail Schneider