By Nia Akilah Robinson
Synopsis: In February of 2010, a New Jersey Principal was placed on a temporary leave of absence for touching Aisha Wilson’s Afro. A new African Vice Principal arrives a few days before the shortest month of the year expires and requests Drama Chorus with students who are 99% (White) & 1% (Aisha) to perform for their inaugural Black History Month assembly. Between 2019-2020, seven states have dedicated anti-discrimination laws towards hair texture…and it’s 2021 now. Do we see the problem?
Director: Breanna Carodine
Dramaturg: Khalid Y. Long
Respondents: Mfoniso Udofia, Virginia Grise