Black When I Was A Boy

solo performance · seeker · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States of America

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KAT MICHELS certified reviewer June 06, 2018
#SeeItLA Black When I Was a Boy is a series of stories that chronicle the defining moments of a young boy's life growing up in the 70s-80s as a black boy in a predominantly white Kansas town. As you can imagine, these moments revolve around the color of his skin. Namely his introductions to racism and how he learned to live in a world that hated him before they ever met him. To read the full review please visit the See It or Skip It website - http://seeitorskipitla.tumblr.com/post/174671173336/black-when-i-was-a-boy-is-a-series-of-stories-that... full review
ERNEST KEARNEY certified reviewer June 15, 2018
Cooper Bates' one man show, Black When I Was a Boy is a truly heartfelt tale of that banishment from paradise so many of us experience when we first come to learn the sinful truth: The serpent of prejudice and racial intolerance slithers through our world. A solid Gold Medal. ... full review