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Catoctin SlaveSpeak viewable online

By June 21, 2020July 20th, 2020No Comments

On Juneteenth 2020, and in observance of Emancipation Day, the Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) presented a live reading of Catoctin SlaveSpeak by Elayne Bond Hyman.  Catoctin SlaveSpeak is a collection of narrative poems in the voices of enslaved Africans, as well as their enslaved descendants, who were imported to work at the Catoctin Iron Furnace in Thurmont, MD.   

Elayne Hyman
Rona Mensah
Ray Hatch
Kimberly (Zoe) Donahue-Rick
Richard Johnson
Zachary Leo Harris
Julie Herber
Tad Janes

To view this performance, click here.

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