Alexandra Joye Warren & JOYEMOVEMENT dance company debuted A Wicked Silence at Lebauer Park on Friday. Warren, Downtown Parks Inc. inaugural artist in residence, shed light on North Carolina’s eugenics program that lasted until the 1970s.

A Wicked Silence deals with the forced sterilization of women, particularly Black women, Warren says. The event kicked off National Dance Day in Greensboro.

Photos by Carolyn de Berry

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