“Are You A Citizen or Are You A Consumer?”
Many people believe being a citizen means paying your taxes, obeying the laws, and casting a ballot every four years. But is that all we really ought to do, transact with America like a consumer? As a citizen we have a GREATER invitation! We have many more RIGHTS, and frankly obligations, that enable us to co-create our civil society. Are you prepared to do so?
Ron Kipling Williams uses art, media, performance, and education to break down walls, facilitate open and honest conversations, and build community. He has generated a reputation for challenging and authentic work, tackling issues of race, class, and identity, and has influenced a generation of Maryland regional artists and social change agents. His awards include Maryland State Arts Council Individual Arts, Baltimore City African American Unsung Hero, and Fulbright Alternate.