ChiPedia Episode #2: Blackballed

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In Page 2, Dometi and Marsha chat it up about what it really means to be ‘blackballed’ and whether or not that has stalled the career of comedienne and Oscar-award-winning actress, Mo’nique. And blacklisting doesn’t only happen in show business. Marsha and Dometi interview playwright McKinley Johnson who tells the story of a civil rights pioneer whose name has been left out of the history books. The musical, “Eye of the Storm,” runs at the eta Creative Arts Theater Feb. 9th – March 11th. It tells the story of Bayard Rustin whose identity as a gay man complicated his role in the civil rights movement.

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