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ADULT Public Onsale: April 19, 2016 2:28 PM to May 20, 2016 7:30 PM
Approximately 180,000 African Americans comprising 163 units served in the Union Army during the Civil War. Join storytellers and actors, Mitch Capel and Sonny Kelly, as they bring to life these gut-wrenching, untold stories of these African American Soldiers with acting and multimedia presentations that will leave you enlightened and encouraged.
Mitch Capel (also known as "Gran'daddy Junebug) is an award winner storyteller, writer, actor and poet. Seven years after attending A&T State University and Howard University, Capel began his career as a storyteller in 1985 specializing in the works of Paul Laurence Dunbar. He now has over 33 hours of stories stored to memory with over 90 percent of them in rhyme. Capel has performed both nationally and internationally at thousands of venues including the Kennedy Center, The International Folk Festival, the Inauguration of President Barack Obama and, for the past 27 years, The National Black Storytelling Festival.