Lilac: A Play by Andy Ladenburg as reviewed by Abondance Matanda and Jasmine Simone.
“Decolonization is a movement that can instill a sense of confidence back into our ancestral ways, and ultimately our people. Decolonizing is our right to dissent, as an act of self-preservation.”
“My vision was to paint a cohesive idea of African fusion, while honoring the things I have collected during my personal research of our African/Black Global identity.”
“In the book, the scene plays out like déjà vu: / Black body, dead, prostrate and heavy. / Malcolm’s death is every Black man’s death: / early, frequent, expected.”
A poem about hope for people of colour, for the Enlightened.