Greatest African-American Plays

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  • A Raisin in the Sun
  • Ruined
  • The Mountaintop
  • 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

The Mountaintop

Angela Bassett and Samuel L. Jackson played a hotel maid and Martin Luther King Jr.  in The Mountaintop. The play provided a fictional account of MLK's last day before his murder.

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