Photo: Auzheal Oubre, 2014. In Solidarity with Charleston -

The Alternative Tour of Charleston, organized by Alternate ROOTS’ Charleston Rhizome, makes a stop at the Denmark Vesey site at Hampton Park. Photo credit: Auzheal Oubre, 2014.


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Alternate ROOTS supports the creation and presentation of original art that is rooted in communities of place, tradition or spirit. We are a group of artists and cultural organizers based in the South creating a better world together. As Alternate ROOTS, we call for social and economic justice and are working to dismantle all forms of oppression—everywhere.