Women of Destiny: The Historic Legacy of King and Truth
February 26 – 2:30 p.m.
Jewel Box Theater
In recognition of African American Heritage Month, Carmen Artis presents her compelling one-woman show about Coretta Scott King and Sojourner Truth. She will portray the 19th-century slave turned civil rights activist, Sojourner Truth relating her journey from plantations to freedom walks and eventually to meeting with President Abraham Lincoln. She will then present the legendary Coretta Scott King chronicling the Civil Rights Struggle through music and narrative, from Scott-King’s humble upbringing in rural Alabama to her partnership with Martin Luther King Jr.