Greg Ellis is a former NFL star turned playwright, director, and producer.
Ellis’ plays “Watch Night” and “Juneteenth” Stage Play reflect on our history and offers insight into the lingering effects of slavery today. Ellis believes in the importance of not forgetting the sacrifices others have made for us to have the freedoms we enjoy today.
Sign the petition to help 93-year-old Opal Lee make Juneteenth a national holiday. Read Lee’s story and sign here: https://www.change.org/p/united-states-congress-make-juneteenth-a-national-holiday-in-2020.
Hear what Greg Ellis has to say about the play, the historical significance of Juneteenth this year, and the need to look back to move forward.
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