Jul 14, 2018
Thirty-three people are honored with plaques at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, but only one of them, Ira Aldridge, is an African-American. At a time when the United States still held black people in slavery, Aldridge's performances across Europe helped shatter the myth of white supremacy.
Our brilliant guest this week is author and screenwriter Andrea Chalupa, co-host of the must-listen "Gaslit Nation" podcast. Search for "Gaslit Nation" within this app you're using now, or check out "Gaslit Nation" here.