The Academy Award-winning actress Alfre Woodard recites a dramatic monologue from for colored girls… in this video from the original PBS version of Ntozake's Shange's play. This video has another fantastic monologue from Shange's now classic play, starting about the 6:00 mark.
The late, great Sekou Sundiata used to recite his amazing monologue "Space," which almost single-handedly created the spoken word movement. "But that's another bop," to quote Sekou. I once asked him how he got his name, and he told me, "Sekou Sundiata is my nom de guerre."
The Dramatic Monologue, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
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