Emmett Till Trilogy and Racial Justice Education Series - Ifa Bayeza Playwright
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Emmett Till Trilogy and Racial Justice; Theaters Keep the Conversation Going Education Series - Episode 1: Ifa Bayeza, Playwright wrote this series of plays to “celebrate the joy and majesty of this family.” She summarizes each of the three plays, what she wanted to focus on for each and tells us about some interesting factoids she found out about Emmett during her research. Ms. Bayeza also discusses her hopes for how audiences will respond after seeing the shows. “I challenge our contemporary audiences to think about what we are going to do. If the Till saga was the spark of the Civil Rights movement, I hope to stimulate sparks in audience members,” she concludes in this interview.

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