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With Reparations, Playwright Darren Canady Wants America to “Piece Together Its Ghosts”

by Marcus Harrison Green

The chronic riddle of how modern American society can make restitution for the roaring legacy of chattel slavery is the crux of decorated playwright Darren Canady’s latest work, Reparations, presented by the Sound Theatre Company and opening January 10 at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute. Continue reading With Reparations, Playwright Darren Canady Wants America to “Piece Together Its Ghosts”

‘Citizen: An American Lyric’ Illustrates the Horror of Being Black in America

The adaptation of Claudia Rankine’s book plays at Sound Theatre through July 28

by Georgia McDade

If you believe the Garden of Eden,  then you accept that life was peaceful, tranquil. If you also believe the Garden was located in Africa, then perhaps you can accept that the Africans lived peaceful, tranquil lives — at least for a time.

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