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Monday, May 16, 2022 6:00 PM


PLAYHOUSE PERSPECTIVES| If the Present Looks Like the Past: A Conversation About Colorism


Monday, May 16 at 6 p.m. at the Playhouse

Author Alice Walker defines colorism as “prejudicial or preferential treatment of same-race people based solely on their color.” School Girls displays the ways colorism affects the Black community, and particularly young Black girls as they are discovering their identity. Join us for an engaging dialogue with actors from the play and community members to discuss and share experiences and to learn about colorism. Panelists include Burgess Byrd and Markia Nicole Smith (actors from the play) and Dr. Shantel Thomas.

This event is free, but registration is required by calling the Box Office at 513-421-3888 or visiting  Playhouse Perspectives is made possible thanks to a generous gift from Barbara and Roderick Barr.

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