Past Readings

a headshot of William Still, a male, in a sepia tone


In 1850s New Jersey, the formerly enslaved Peter has arrived at an abolitionist office seeking help from its director, William, an African-American leader in the Underground Railroad. Based on a true story.
Victorian age chair with yellow fabric and leaf patterns and a blueish green background

The Fertile River

It’s the summer of 1958 and Cora Lee Burden, the sixty-four-year-old grandmother of a mentally challenged child, has no idea what a white social worker from the government would want with her family.
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