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"Our Voices" Dramatic Presentations

Written by Emily Bonoyer


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Written by Emily Bonoyer


            Willimantic, Conn. - "Our Voices: Vacant Seats at the Table," a series of dramatic performances, will be part the African American History Month celebration at Eastern Connecticut State University. The production will be shown on Feb 17 from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Student Center Theatre. The public is invited. Admission is free.

            The series of monologues from great African American leaders throughout history will be performed by students and faculty. Dwight Bachman, public relations officer at Eastern, will play the narrator throughout the play. African American leaders portrayed include Theodore S. Wright, Sojourner Truth, Fredrick Douglass, W.E.B. Dubois, Fannie Lou Hamer, Martin Luther King Jr., Malcom X, Shirley Chisholm, and Michelle and Barack Obama.


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