Brent Grimes

actor, “Hooded or Being Black for Dummies”

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“Hooded or Being Black for Dummies” premiered on stage five years ago. As the play continues its LA run, the issues it explores remain relevant today.

‘Hooded or Being Black For Dummies’: Deadly serious satire about race in US

“Hooded or Being Black for Dummies” premiered on stage five years ago. As the play continues its LA run, the issues it explores remain relevant today.

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