August Wilson’s Ground Lecture Series

September 23, 2021

September 23, 2021

1:30 PM To 4:30 PM

Virtual event

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$25

Event Description

A critical look at how Wilson’s body of work advocates for justice for the oppressed, marginalized, misunderstood and wrongly accused.

The August Wilson Society’s (AWS) 3rd Annual August Wilson’s Ground Lecture Series features Wali Jamal, Pittsburgh-based author, actor, playwright and the first and only actor to have performed in all eleven of Wilson’s produced plays, as the keynote speaker.

Now in 2021 African Americans face levels of blatant discrimination, physical assaults and roll backs in constitutional rights not seen since the pre-Civil Rights era of Jim Crow. With this in mind, planners for this year’s August Wilson’s Ground Lecture Series are unanimous in selecting the focus of the 3rd annual lecture: a critical look at how Wilson’s body of work advocates for justice for the oppressed, for the marginalized, or for the misunderstood and wrongfully accused. We are

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