Listen: Penumbra Theater production The Last Minstrel Show by John B. Davidson
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MPR’s Beth Friend reports on playwright John B. Davidson’s “The Last Minstrel Show,” being performed at The Penumbra Theatre. The play is about the lynching of three African American circus workers in Duluth on June 15th, 1920.

Friend interviews Davidson and Penumbra’s Lou Bellamy.

[NOTE: This report has strong and offensive language]

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