Penumbra Theatre production of "King of Coons" premiere explores racial stereotypes

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MPR’s Beth Friend reports on Penumbra Theatre play “King of Coons.” The play is a portrayal of Black film comedian Stepin Fetchit.

Friend interviews playwright Michael Henry Brown, actor Abdul Salaam El Razzac, and director Lou Bellamy.

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