Upcoming Readers Theater Event
Friday, July 15, 2016
LOCATION: Prime Osborne Convention Center, 1000 Water St, Jacksonville, FL 32204.
More details will be posted soon.
Young Minds Readers Theater is presented by Young Minds Building Success, The Stetson Kennedy Foundation, and Scott and Nancy McLucas.
Readers' Theater are performing regularly with two programs about Stetson Kennedy's work.
Young Minds Building Success, The Readers Theater and the Stetson Kennedy Foundation present
The Black Superheroes
These charismatic heroic characters, are African-American superheroes who use strength, intelligence and endurance to accomplish unexpected results. The Readers Theater cast give life to the Black Superheroes! These heroes are derived from: Stetson Kennedy’s book Palmetto Country, The Library of Congress American ex-slaves archives gathered by the Federal Writer’s Project during the 1930s, and the commemorative comic book, “Introducing The Black Superheroes”, written and edited by Tangela Floyd and illustrated by Brian Oakley.
Folio Weekly - Tangela Floyd and Brian Oakley transform slave folklore into modern explorations of racial identity READ