Crossing the Street 2007

February 24, 2007

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Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai
This year's panel discussion was focused on the First Amendment and what limitations to freedom of speech artists face today.  Panelists include Sarah Biehl, attorney and Direcor of the Teen Legal Advocacy Project at North Lawndale College Prep High School; Miguel Aguilar, Chicago graffiti artist and founder of The Defiance Gallery; Tristan James, artist/engineer and founder of Proletariat Productions; Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai, award-winning spoken word artist; Roger Bonair-Agard, award-winning spoken word artist and co-founder/Artistic Director of the louderARTS Project; and Sara Melillo, Journalism Program Officer at the McCormick Tribune Foundation, who acted as moderator.
Recorded Saturday, February 24, 2007 at Hot House.