Mama Africa, 03/27/2013
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.
WMPG, community radio, college radio, Harriet Tubman Visits A Therapist, stage play, Carolyn Gage, Maine playwright, Alfine Nathalie, Gwira Kabirigi
African American Studies | Radio
Whitten, Keita, "Mama Africa, 03/27/2013" (2013). Mama Africa. 22.