She acted and directed Ntozake Shange
's play "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf" in a Classic Contemporary American Play production at the Ford Theater in Los Angeles, California, with Jackée Harry
, Iona Morris, Tonya Perkins, and Portia Realer in the cast.
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I feel it is vital to understand your own culture because the history that you are defines, in a great sense, who you can be in the present time. I find that so very often, as an African-American woman, who I am is being defined by other people rather than myself.
She has appeared on Broadway in "The Tap Dance Kid," "Two Gentelmen of Verona," and "The Me Nobody Knows."