Mama Africa, 03/27/2013

Title

Mama Africa, 03/27/2013

Authors

Keita Whitten

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Description

Interview: Talks with actors, Alfine Nathalie and Gwira Kabirigi, about their play, “Harriet Tubman Visits A Therapist” written by Carolyn Cage. They talk about how they identify and what their African-born identity means to them. They discuss how the play helps heal the actors themselves and grow as women. Lack knowledge of Black literature and historical figures in education is part of the discussion. Advice about the art of acting at the end of the episode.

Call-in: One caller, a family member of one of the actors, talks about how the play effects them. Next caller talks about the importance of this history on stage and the inner strength that comes from seeing it.

Publication Date

3-27-2013

City

Portland, ME

Keywords

WMPG, community radio, college radio, Harriet Tubman Visits A Therapist, stage play, Carolyn Gage, Maine playwright, Alfine Nathalie, Gwira Kabirigi

Disciplines

African American Studies | Radio

Mama Africa, 03/27/2013


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