— The American Playwriting Foundation supports our sisters and brothers who are relentlessly fighting for justice and equality. —
After all you’re accusing a captive population who’ve been robbed of everything of looting. It’s obscene.
How can we get the black people to cool it?
It is not for us to cool it.
But aren’t you the ones who are getting hurt the most?
No, we are only the ones who are dying fastest.
—James Baldwin, playwright, novelist, essayist, poet, and activist. July, 1968.
Past Winners of The Relentless Award