Fires in the Mirror: Crown Heights, Brooklyn, and Other Identities

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Dramatists Play Service Inc, 1997 - Drama - 141 pages
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THE STORY: In 1991, in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, an Hasidic man's car jumped a curb, killing Gavin Cato, a seven-year-old black child. Later, in what appears to have been an act of retaliation on the part of a faction of the black comm
 

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Although this was definitely meant to be staged as opposed to read, it's still worth discovering as a reader since subtleties of character are explored (and in some cases explained or defended, in ... Read full review

Contents

NTOZAKE SHANGE The Desert
11
WOLFE 101 Dalmations
17
BERNSTEIN Mirrors and Distortions
23
THE REVEREND AL SHARPTON Me
29
ANGELA DAVIS Rope
39
MONIQUE BIG MO MATTHEWS Rhythm and Poetry
47
LEONARD JEFFRIES Roots
53
LETTY COTTIN POGREBIN Near Enough to Reach
61
LETTY COTTIN POGREBIN Isaac
69
RABBI JOSEPH SPIELMAN No Blood in His Feet
79
THE REVEREND CANON DOCTOR
85
MICHAEL S MILLER Heil Hitler
95
NORMAN ROSENBAUM My Brothers Blood
103
THE REVEREND AL SHARPTON Rain
119
REUVEN OSTROV Pogroms
133
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