The circular storytelling of the piece was captivating. Rooting the story of Margaret Garner in Mami Wata felt like stitches threading together the diaspora in such an awe-inspiring way. I am looking forward to a more lengthy piece from this artist and the broadening of this work.
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Black Woman in Deep Water is such an incredible work. I felt blessed by the words and inspired by the message. It is such a poignant piece grounded in truth and Makena offered the audience a vivid and emotional delivery every time. I was honored to bear witness to it as she embodied and depicted the legacy of Margaret Garner.