Forty Acres and a Mule: Reparation Blues1

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This one-act play occurs on Juneteenth 2021, a day when protest directed at the Catholic Church and statues of Saint Junipero. Serra swept through the California mission system. Our play centers on the Carmel Mission, the site of Serra’s burial, one block from Clint Eastwood Mission Ranch Horel and Restaurant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)521-526
Number of pages6
JournalCultural Studies - Critical Methodologies
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2021


  • California mission system
  • cancel culture movement
  • Catholic Church
  • critical race theory
  • Juneteenth
  • performance
  • reparation
  • slavery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cultural Studies
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)


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