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Daphne’s Corner: Playwright and Author Rebekah L. Pierce

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 10:52am -- WCVE

Playwright, novelist, screenwriter, veteran and advocate for women, Rebekah L. Pierce visits Daphne’s Corner. Rebekah’s play, That Color Blind Kind of Love, will be live streamed June 23-25, 2017 at WCVE PBS. Inspired by the historic landmark case of Loving vs. The State of Virginia 1967, the play delves into the world of interracial dating. Have things changed since 1967? Is love truly color blind?

Rebekah also launched a production company, RLP Productions. The mission of the company is to educate and entertain the general public on the social, political and economic context of African American and American history via film, theatre and other various artistic mediums. Learn more at rlpproductions.com.

This segment originally aired on Virginia Currents April 6, 2017 (Episode #2611).