Choreographer and Ailey II artistic director Francesca Harper joins to discuss her upcoming premiere, “The Reckoning,” commissioned by Ava DuVernay’s Law Enforcement Accountability Project. A response to Detroit police officer Joseph Weekly’s murder of 7-year-old Aiyana Mo’Nay Stanley-Jones, “The Reckoning” is both a work of art and a work of activism.

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