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The African Tragedian
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » Shakespeare
Ira Aldridge, America's earliest important Black actor, became one of the most celebrated Shakespearean actors of nineteenth century Europe. This dramatic montage traces the joyous moment that performance can bring and the hurtful reality of being Black during racial slavery.

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