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Evolution of a Black Girl: From the Slave House to the White House

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Join us for an evening of with Morgan McKoy as she performs her one-woman show. “Evolution of a Black Girl from the Slave House to the White House” is an inspiring one woman show where actress, Morgan McCoy, portrays 12 different characters. Her unforgettable performance of these women take the audience on a journey from Africa during the 1400’s to America present day and shows the various stages black women found themselves throughout American history. Stories of powerful women such as Phyllis Wheatley, Harriet Tubman, Maggie Walker, Madam CJ Walker, Rosa Parks, Shirley Chisholm, Josephine Baker, and Michelle Obama are creatively told throughout this show. In addition to entertaining and educating the audience, this show strategically describes current epidemics that challenge today’s society in hopes that the voices of the past can offer solutions to save the future. This show is designed to educate, entertain, and encourage all who see it to embrace who they are and strive for excellence. After the show, Morgan McCoy hosts a talk back session with the audience to answer any questions, share her intentions on writing the pieces and hear the audience’s thoughts of the show.

This event is Co-sponsored by A.C.T. 4 Life Match Grant.

Venue

Fort Monroe Community Center
100 Stilwell Road
Hampton, VA 23651 United States
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Website:
https://hampton.gov/2868/Fort-Monroe-Community-Center