Dead & Buried

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The Power of RIP T-Shirts - All around the world, and primarily within Black and Brown communities in the U.S., individuals have created wearable and visual memorialization such as jewelry, shoes and shirts. In our final episode of Dead and Buried, Curly Velasquez explores the rise of R.I.P T-Shirts in the U.S., how they've functioned as a tool for social activism, a way to keep loved ones close, and their memory alive.

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About Dead & Buried

What is our society’s relationship to death? Many are disconnected from its reality and afraid to even think of it or discuss it. How did we get here, and are there different ways to connect to this part of life that we all must face for ourselves and our loved ones? How do we reclaim death from the industries and processes that have distanced us from it?