Marla Koch: In Abraham’s Bosom

This play won the Pulitzer Prize in 1927, and, unfortunately, it remains pertinent today. While in 1927 African Americans struggled to get any education, they still fight for equality in education today. I am one of five women who meet regularly (via Zoom for now) to read a play. We started with August Wilson’s plays, and now are working our way through the Pulitzer Prize winners. This play sparked serious conversation. It dramatizes how the lack of social justice wears people down over a lifetime and generations. Now is a perfect time to read this play and reflect on how racism became institutionalized in our country and how the consequences still reverberate through our society. Thank you for making the script available.