Celebrating the Lives of Black Women
A play by Dr. Mary Weems, conceived by Dr. Elaine Richardson. Characters: Etta James, Bessie Smith, Mahalia Jackson, Billie Holiday, Zora Neal Hurston, Josephine Baker, Nina Simone, Phyllis Hyman, June Jordan, Queen Latifah and Michelle Obama.
Dr. Mary Weems exhibits her best writing through monologic and poetic forms in this intriguing collection of short dramatic works about African American experiences.
Johnny Saldana, Professor Emeritus, Arizona State University