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#38 Braiding the Stories of Black Hair on Broadway: Nana Mensah

Nana Mensah, a Ghanaian-American writer, director, producer, and actress, joins the podcast to discuss her Broadway debut in "Jaja's African Hair Braiding"... Read More

36 mins
11/9/23

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Nana Mensah, a Ghanaian-American writer, director, producer, and actress, joins the podcast to discuss her Broadway debut in "Jaja's African Hair Braiding". She discusses her Ghanaian-American heritage, shares her experience of playing the role of Aminata, the community's response, and the importance of bringing a story about the Black immigrant experience to Broadway.

Edited by Justin Payne

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