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My Walk Has Never Been Average: A Staged Reading
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 6:00pm to Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 7:30pm
My Walk Has Never Been Average: A Staged Reading

Inspired by the lives of women whose stories are seldom told, My Walk Has Never Been Average is a multimedia presentation that documents the struggles and accomplishments of black tradeswomen in America. This staged reading, adapted from real one-on-one interviews, uses humor and humanity to explore the economic and personal dynamics these women face everyday. My Walk Has Never Been Average features eight of Portland's talented African American actors.

Written by Roberta Hunte and Bonnie Ratner
Directed by Catherine Ming T'ien Duffy

This event includes a facilitated talk back after the performance. Join us for an open discussion on the play's themes of living and working at the intersection of race and gender in America—especially for women in nontraditional jobs—and share your own stories in a supportive environment.

Thursday, April 17, Doors Open at 5:30 p.m.; 6-7:30 p.m.
Lincoln Studio Theater (LH 115)
Tickets are Sold Out

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by April 14 to the Disability Resource Center, 503-725-4150 or

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This event is produced by Roberta Hunte, with support from co-sponsors Women's Resource Center, Cultural Centers, Queer Resource Center, School of Theater & Film and Student Legal Services. This event is offered in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month in an effort to promote an intersectional approach to building a justice-based gender movement. For more information contact Jessica,