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Higher Consciousness: "Bitter Fruit" by Jacqueline Clay Chester

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Higher Consciousness is a program that focuses on the physical as well as metaphysical, cultural, political and spiritual dimensions. All shows are archived; the shows are available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Link:www.blogtalkradio.com/blogtalkradiooyindeenterprises 

Join us as we discuss Ms. Jacqueline Clay Chester's newest play "Bitter Fruit"

TOPIC:    "Bitter Fruit" , the play

DATE:     Monday, April 10, 2017

TIME:      7:00 pm-9:00 pm

GUEST:    Ms. Jacqueline Clay Chester, Playwright, Author, Sculptor, Artist, Jeweler, Actor, Model 

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BITTER FRUIT by Jacqueline Clay Chester

In 2002, my mother and I went to "Without Sanctuary", an exhibition on lynching at the MLK, Jr. Center in Atlanta.   After looking at hundreds of flyers, postcards, newspaper articles, letters, all about those who had been lynched, almost magically one picture postcard surfaced and had the name of my mother's hometown printed across the bottom.  The card also had the photo of three young men lynched from a common tree. Off to the side were the names of each victim, and George 'Papa' Martin, my great, great grandfather, was one of the names. This play salutes him, his effort, and his bravery!

Contact Info:

Email:  jchesterga@yahoo.com

Phone:  678-427-3882

Host's Bio

Professor Jamela Franklin, Ed.M., M.A.

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