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Sunday, November 10 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Once Upon a Time…When We Were Colored

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Once Upon a Time…When We Were Colored
and Discussion with Clifton Taulbert, Author

Experience an America that remains only in the hearts and minds of those who were brought up in this small southern community. Lost in the sweat of the cotton fields and hidden in the juke joints of Muddy Water blues, the people of Glen Allan nurtured and protected each other while celebrating life to the fullest.

Based on the critically acclaimed book by Clifton L. Taulbert, ONCE UPON A TIME... WHEN WE WERE COLORED chronicles the author's coming-of-age in the segregated South in a time when the Ku Klux Klan terrorized the streets and "White's Only" were among the first words learned by African American children. Clifton was encouraged by the love and kinship of the tightly knit community to overcome the bigotry and intolerance of the South, allowing him to embark on an extraordinary journey.

Starring: Al Freeman Jr, Phylicia Rashad, Leon, Paula Kelly, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Anna Maria Horsford, Bernie Casey, Isaac Hayes....)

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Tim Reid

Founder, Legacy Media Institute
Tim Reid, the Emmy-nominated actor, director and producer, has been a mainstay in the entertainment industry for the last three decades. He starred as "Venus Flytrap," on the popular CBS television series WKRP in Cincinnati from 1978 - 1982. Twice he has been nominated for the NAACP... Read More →

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Clifton Taulbert

Clifton L. Taulbert has been honored throughout the U.S., Europe, Japan, South Africa and the Middle East as a gifted writer of warm, honest and heartfelt stories.The opening volume of his memoirs, Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored, was among the first foreign books provided... Read More →

Sunday November 10, 2013 4:00pm - 6:00pm EST
Attucks Theater 1010 Church St Norfolk | VA 23510