Actress Shayla Simmons and pianist Mikael Darmanie present Ain’t I a Woman, a musical theatre work celebrating the lives and times of four significant African American Women:
ex-slave and fiery abolitionist Sojourner Truth
renowned novelist and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston
exuberant folk artist Clementine Hunter, and
fervent civil rights worker Fannie Lou Hamer.
This production is sponsored by the Women’s Studies Program, the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, and the Visiting Artists and Lecturers Committee.