This course reimagines American history by placing in the foreground the people and events often marginalized or forgotten in traditional appraisals of the past. Through a review of historical sources, literature, oral histories, and evidence found in pop
Providence Black Repertory was founded in 1996 to offer theatre, education and other public programming inspired by the traditions of the African diaspora. It folded in 2009, at the height of a major recession.
Contains 1,462 plays by more than 200 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries, 1850-present
1850-present; Black Drama, Second Edition contains approximately 1,462 plays from the mid-1800s to the-present by more than 200 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries.
This used to be a robust, fully digital version of a Smithsonian exhibit. Sadly, images of the works displayed have now been removed. But you can still read the exhibit narrative and download a complete list of the works displayed.