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    Choreographer Mixes Art and Activism

    There’s no step too far. Camille A. Brown’s work as a dancer and choreographer isn’t just about rhythm, music and the limits of the human body. She also infuses social messages about racism and discrimination. Pulling inspiration from the writings of W.E.B. Du Bois, art history, reality TV and current events, Brown manages to inject a wry humor, no matter the gravity of her subject. As a black woman running a dance company, it’s hard for Brown to keep from being political — but she aims, above all, for accessibility.

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