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Connections: 11th annual Sankofa Theatre Festival

11th annual Sankofa Theatre Festivalcelebrates the bicentennial observance of Frederick Douglass’ birthday. We discuss an upcoming play based on his ideals, and get a preview of other works that highlight African American voices.

In studio:

  • Richard Kendrick, actor in "The Green Book Chronicles" at the Sankofa Theatre Festival
  • Reuben J. Tapp, director of "The Green Book Chronicles" at the Sankofa Theatre Festival
  • Kevin Hicks, public relations manager for the annual Sankofa Theatre Festival

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
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