Shades of Truth Theatre presents Black Wall Street
New York City, New York
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
In the heartland of America there once was a Black Community Paradise more than 600 businesses strong. Among these were 41 grocery stores, 30 restaurants, 21 churches, 6 privately owned airplanes, 5 hotels, 4 drug stores, 2 dentists, 2 movie theaters, a bank, a post office, a hospital with 15 physicians/surgeons, plus several libraries, schools, law offices and even a bus system! All
within a 36 block radius. The year was 1921.... in Greenwood, Tulsa Oklahoma aka Black Wall Street!
Let's RECLAIM and BUILD BLACK WALL STREET USA
SHADES OF TRUTH THEATRE - Takes a revealing look into the lives of a people whose contributions and complishments are minimized as well as uncover important events often omitted or overlooked in the pages of recorded history. It seeks to shed a truer light on the history of the African American and challenge its many historical misconceptions creating vivid new images for the World Stage.
Joseph P. Kennedy Community Center
34 West 134th Street
New York City,
New York 10037
Shades of Truth Theatre
Shades of Truth Theatre, Audelco Award Winner 2009, has been a welcoming presence in the theater community for the past nine years because of its excellence in producing positive and affordable entertainment with high standards. Shades of Truth Theatre has the passion to explore and develop relevant, provocative, and innovative new plays written by and about people of color and the Black experience. At the core of Shades of Truth Theatre is our commitment to produce works that stimulate, agitate and activate. http://shadesoftruththeatre.com