Ruben Santiago-Hudson

  RUBEN  SANTIAGO-HUDSON  Writer, Director, and Performer   by Dale Ricardo Shields     RUBEN SANTIAGO-HUDSON    Tony, Drama Desk, and Obie Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson is the director of the recent Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of August Wilson’s Jitney which garnered several awards including the Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama League, …

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EUGENE LEE

                Eugene Lee Actor – Director – Playwright   By Dale Ricardo Shields  “Eugene Lee’s written characters come to life through his plays, which have been produced on stages in areas such as Los Angeles, New York, The Royal Court Theatre in London, and the Jubilee Theatre in Fort …

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The Little Rock Nine

           The Little Rock Nine They Only Wanted To Go To School…   Thelma Mothershed, Elizabeth Eckford, Melba Pattillo, Jefferson Thomas, Ernest Green, Minnijean Brown, Carlotta Walls, Terrence Roberts, Gloria Ray.      By Dale Ricardo Shields   Little Rock, Arkansas September 4, 1957   The Little Rock Nine Slide Presentation by Dale Ricardo ShieldsMusic by Cory …

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Jonelle Allen

         Jonelle  Allen    By DALE RICARDO SHIELDS  Jonelle Allen is an American actress, singer, and dancer from Harlem, New York, United States. Beginning her career in the late 1960s. Allen has co-starred in films, Broadway productions, and television.                    “What sums me up is …

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The Scottsboro Boys

  The Scottsboro Boys  The nine African American teenagers were falsely accused of raping two White women in (1931) Alabama.   by DALE RICARDO SHIELDS    “No case has ever caused so much protest or outrage in the history of the United States.” An American Tragedy: The Scottsboro Boys’ Trial SCOTTSBORO BOYS TRIAL AND DEFENSE …

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