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About "1619: The Journey of a People"
August 20, 2019 is the 400-year anniversary of the date when the first enslaved Africans were brought to the shores of this nation. The multi-disciplinary theater experience of 1619: The Journey of a People is expressed through three modern characters in a series of performance pieces  that will leave audiences both inspired and challenged about the progress of America’s African sons and daughters. The production of 1619 … features a dynamic cast of singers, actors, spoken word artists, and dancers who reflect on the past while tackling critical contemporary social issues. With an appeal for all ages, this production reminds us that on the other side of the trial lies greatness.

Upcoming performances:

Jan. 13th City of Evanston MLK Celebration

Jan. 27th/Jan. 28th Hoogland Center for the Arts, Springfield

Feb. 1 Eastern Illinois University

Feb. 8, North Central College

Feb. 16-Kennedy-King College

Feb. 17 Kennedy-King College

Feb. 29 Chicago Collegiate Charter School

June 15/16, 22/23, 29/30 Fleetwood Jourdain Theater, Evanston 

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