Clip | August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand - August Wilson and African American Culture

Tony-award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, now directing the Broadway premiere of August Wilson’s Jitney, speaks of Wilson as a lion, bringing the African American experience out of the periphery and into the center of the discussion.

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When I think of African American culture and where August stands in that - uh - as a champion.

As a as a leader, as a lion, as a person to go out to make sure that we as African-American people are in the center of the universe and not on the periphery.