Actors at The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas did a reading of the play “Four Little Girls: Birmingham 1963” in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the church bombing that killed Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley, Addie Mae Collins and Denise McNair and injured others.
TBAAL’s Sept. 15, 2013 reading of the play, written by Christina Ham, was in partnership with Project 1 Voice.
I interviewed one of the actors, 12-year-old Terrance Dean Jr., and TBAAL Founder and President Curtis King, after the event. Below are audio excerpts:
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Regina L. Burns, M.A., Project+, is an award-winning multimedia editor and journalist, specializing in Black history and African American stories at Harvest Reapers Communications. Her work has been published in Texas Highways magazine, WFAA-TV, The Dallas Morning News, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram as well as The Commercial Appeal, the Tri-State Defender and The Flyer, among others.