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    “People don’t change until they get new information. I do think that I kind of shine a light on our darkness so that they can see. I don’t mean shining a light in a negative kind of way. I …

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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 were a group of nine African …

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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 …

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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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