Greatest African-American Plays

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  • Stick Fly
  • Topdog/Underdog
  • Blues for Mr. Charlie
  • Black Nativity
  • The Gospel At Colonus
  • Platanos And Collard Greens
  • Joe Turner's Come and Gone
  • For Colored Girls Who Have Consider Suicide When
  • Fences
  • A Raisin in the Sun
  • Ruined
  • The Mountaintop

Blues for Mr. Charlie

Blues for Mr. Charlie was written by legendary Black writer James Baldwin and was dedicated to Medgar Evars and the girls who lost their lives in a Birmingham bombing. The play was loosely inspired by the story of Emmett Till.

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