Arts in Context


Clip | 7m 6s

“It’s really important to me that the people I know and love...are represented in the culture,” says playwright Lisa B. Thompson. She creates works from a wide range of genres that all have one thing in common: being unapologetically black. She balances her artistic life with her life as a professor of African and African Diaspora Studies at the University of Texas as well as her life as a mother.

Aired: 01/22/18

Rating: TV-Y

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