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College of Charleston To Host "Evolution of a Black Girl: From the Slave House to the White House"
Published:
2/11/2016 4:20:42 PM


Morgan McCoy
 
The College of Charleston Office of Student Life will present the one-women show "Evolution of a Black Girl: From the Slave House to the White House" on February 24, 2016.

The program will be held in the Stern Center Ballroom and begin at 7 p.m.

The show features writer/performer Morgan McCoy portrays 12 different characters. Her unforgettable performance of these women takes the audience on a journey from Africa during the 1400's to present day in America.

This journey incorporates rich history, stories of love, and moments of joy and sorrow. Stories of women such as Phyllis Wheatley, Harriet Tubman, Maggie Walker, Madam C.J. Walker, Rosa Parks, Shirley Chisholm, Josephine Baker, and Michelle Obama are creatively told throughout this show.

"Evolution of a Black Girl..." strategically describes current epidemics that challenge today's society in hopes that the voices of the past can offer solutions to save the future.

The event is free and open to the public.

 

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