“for black boys who have considered homicide when the streets were too much”
by Keith Antar Mason
in the Spoken Word Tradition)
African American male actors needed for:
Staged reading of "for black boys...."
in the late winter in Charlotte, N.C.
Age range: 18 – 45
Contact: Alicia firstname.lastname@example.org
In the days of tragedies like that of OSCAR GRANT, the 22-year-old man who was shot to death at the Fruitvale train station in 2009; the killing of 17-year-old TRAYVON MARTIN in 2012, by armed neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman; SEAN BELL, who was killed in 2006 when two police officers fired more than 50 shots at the 23-year-old and killed him; and JONATHAN FERRELL, the 24-year-old who was shot by a Charlotte police officer as he himself was seeking help – THIS PLAY IS RIGHT ON TIME.
“Somehow i know, i wuz' born to die, to die too soon.”