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Created in Partnership with the Florida Keys Council of the Arts through their 2021 'Art Builds Community' grant which encourages collaboration and audience building by emphasizing access to the Arts for all communities. 

The Video Password:  Bold.Fierce.Woke.

This video is provided to the teachers and students of the Monroe County School System as part of our Black History Month celebration. Please email comments and feedback to info@fringetheater.org. The Video Password:  Bold.Fierce.Woke. 

Our Readers

Donna Allen Moore, Adriene Lynn Casamayor, Judy Leggett, Fritzie Estimond, Diamond Dumas, Detra Dor, Atavia Dor, Arida Wright, Mook J, Chrysla Dor, Richard Quint, Wilhelmina Lopez Martin

Charleslyn Martin, Clayton Lopez, 

Michele Lopez, Mona Clark

Our Team

Program Director, Wilhelmina Lopez Martin

Video Director, Aramis Ikatu

Light Design, Kendall Cameron

Videographer, Daashia Cochran

Sound Engineer, Su Nubia

Stage Manager, Samantha Messier

Production Manager, Rebecca Tomlinson


Me by Judy Leggett (0:50)


Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou (3:30)


Calling all Grandmothers by Alice Walker  (5:50)


Not Seaworthy by Toni Morrison  (7:25)


Eve Remembering by Toni Morrison (8:15)


Inauguration Day Reflection 2021 by Arida Wright  (9:30)


In this Place by Amanda Gorman  (11:25)


Wade in the Water by Tracy K. Smith  (16:00)


Black on a Saturday Night by Rita Dove  (18:00)


A Poem for My Librarian by Nikki Giovani  (19:40)


Lineage by Margaret Walker  (22:30)


When Great Trees Fall by Maya Angelou  (23:30) 


Why Did You Make Me Black, Lord by Jada Giavanna Jones  (25:28)


On the Pulse of Morning by Maya Angelou (29:50)


Still I Rise by Maya Angelou (36:58)


I Found God in Myself by Ntozake Shange

Photography by Su Nubia