“The Meeting” a Play About Dr. King and Malcolm X: Tues, May 9

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Martin Luther King and Malcolm X waiting for press conference, March 26 1964. Photo: Marion S. Trikosko LOC

by Carl Snowden

The Caucus of African-American Leaders meeting will present “The Meeting”, a play about Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr, secretly meeting in an undisclosed hotel room. The performance will be held at the historic Wiley H. Bates Legacy Center, 1101 Smithville Street, Annapolis, Maryland on May 9, at 5 pm.

Carltaise Ransom as Malcolm X and Curtis McNeil as Martin Luther King, Jr. bring to life two of the most important leaders of the twentieth century. Witnessing this historic meeting is George Oliver Buntin as Rashad, Malcolm’s trusted bodyguard.

“The Meeting” is about a moment in time that many prayed for while others feared, most notably the late FBI director, J. Edgar Hoover, who did everything in his power to prevent it from happening.

Complimentary beverages and food will be provided and there is plenty of free parking in the rear of the building. There is no admission charge. Mark your calendar, there is limited seating.

All are welcome to witness and experience, the play, “The Meeting”.

A Luta Continua!

Carl Snowden is a political and civil rights leader in Annapolis.

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