Anna Deavere Smith and a chorus of artists recite “To Kneel” by Kathy Engel in support of 2018 NFL protest, the right to dissent, and against racist police violence…

Kathy Engel is a poet, educator and political activist. Over the last 38 years she has worked as a producer, consultant, publicist, and convener with artists, change-makers, and scholars in multiple forms and venues – from street actions, to poetry readings, to multi-media performance pieces. Kathy is Associate Arts Professor and Chair of Tisch School of the Arts’ Department of Art & Public Policy at NYU, where she teaches classes such as “Language as Action” and “The Art of Organization.”