Marygrove College hosted the Aug. 27 presentation of “Passing,” a play that dissects the true ethnicity of Blacks who are often thought to be White and those who decide to “pass.”
Written by award-winning filmmaker Dara Frazier, a native Detroiter and member of the Harlem Writer’s Guild, the play tells the story of Minerva Roulhac, an orphan born in 1889. She looks White, but chooses to live as a Black person. Raised by a former slave in the Black community of Marianna, Florida, her brother ran away and decided to pass for White. Pictured (from left) are Lumumba Reynolds II, who directed the play; his wife, Mayowa Lisa Reynolds, the main star of the play; Jan Frazier, executive producer; and her husband, Greg.
For more informaiton, visit www.passingtheplay.com
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