The Free Movement Project brings folks together to create a culture of health and justice. Free Movement is a collaborative laboratory of creativity, freedom, and activism utilizing core Southern organizing strategies and principles. We are artists, advocates, faith leaders, grassroots leaders, community organizers, racial justice activists and supporters of health equity— dedicated to working together to create a powerful public art and organizing project in Wilmington, North Carolina.
The Free Movement Project evolved out of the first Black Man Running 5K in 2015. Black Man Running was a community-wide effort to design a large scale public art and social justice organizing project around making racial and health justice realities here in Wilmington. In 2015, hundreds of people participated in artists residencies, social justice and health workshops with that objective in mind.
Free Movement is a project of Working Narratives, an arts and social justice organization based in Wilmington.