What's The Line Between Stereotyping, Celebrating Culture?
Part 1 of the TED Radio Hour episode Playing with Perceptions.
About Sarah Jones' TED Talk
Playwright and performer Sarah Jones has a chameleon-like ability to change personas. Through these personas, she explores the fine line between stereotyping and celebrating different ethnic groups.
About Sarah Jones
I hope what I do is portray people as honestly as I can. I try not to strip away what's actually there.
She has received commissions from Equality Now, the Kellogg Foundation and the National Immigration Forum to address issues of injustice and inequality. She is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and has given performances at the White House.
Jones is now at work on a new solo show, Sell/Buy/Date, as well as a television project based on her characters.
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