WHAT IS THE HUMAN COST OF THE NEW JIM CROW? In every black part of cities or towns, you see alarming numbers of black men and women of all ages with felony convictions. Once labeled a felon, employment or any integration into society disappears. Today’s lynching is a felony charge. Today’s lynching is incarceration. Prisoners are hidden from public view because mass incarceration is a far more extreme form of physical and residential segregation than (the original) Jim Crow segregation.
The distinctiveness of Indian theatrical tradition in the dramatic cultures of the world—its antiquity as well as its aesthetic appeal—is more or less indisputable today. The roots of theatre in India are ancient and deep-seated. Theatrical expression of some kind or the other has been since primitive and mythic times, an integral part of Indian life. Our knowledge about the initial, primitive stage of theatrical activity in India is very meagre. However one can safely say that theatre in India as