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Black Playwrights

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Beatdown

Joseph Jomo Pierre's world is one of fatherless children, where boys turn to drugs and guns while girls turn to motherhood at the blink of an eye, where the colour of your skin dictates the course your ...

Cast Iron

Alone in her Winnipeg nursing home, Libya receives an unexpected visitor from Barbados. Past repression resurfaces, until the tragedy that shaped her life spills from her soul. A rich story so vivid with ...

'da Kink in my hair

Set in a West Indian hair salon in Toronto, da Kink in my hair gives voice to a group of women who tell us their unforgettable, moving, and often hilarious stories. Mixing laughter and tears—and told ...

African-Canadian Theatre

Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English sets out to make the best critical and scholarly work in the field readily available. The series publishes the work of scholars and critics who have ...

The Adventures of A Black Girl in Search of God

From Governor General's Literary Award–winning playwright Djanet Sears comes a beautiful and deeply moving story set in present-day Negro Creek, a two-hundred-year-old black community in Western Ontario. ...

Angélique

"And in seventeen thirty-four a Negro slave set fire to the City of Montreal and was hanged. .."

With this bald statement of history as a basis, Lorena Gale constructs a vivid portrait of a time when captive ...