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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Cristal Christian (left) and Robert Branch (right) rehearse scenes from the play, The Mountaintop, on Wedneday, Sept. 23, 2015.  

Casting of white MLK in ‘The Mountaintop’ play sparks national outrage

Hannah Armenta November 11, 2015

Controversy over the casting of a white actor to play Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a Kent State production of “The Mountaintop” has been ignited in the national media after the playwright spoke out...

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