Forest Theater Artist of the Month: Great Black Century

Malcolm X once said, “We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.”

A lot of things simply come down to a willingness to be understanding rather than judgmental. I think that’s the feeling that residents of areas like South Dallas and Oak Cliff must ponder at times. After all, there are so many things that people outside of these areas are missing out on as far as art, culture, and some really, deep-grounded roots in community. 

There is much to value in the Cliff. Including some amazing talent! I’m so excited to introduce the latest diamond in the ‘hood to come my way. 

Artist Nathan Wright, who works under the professional name “Great Black Century,” grew up in Plano, but his family’s history is rooted in Oak Cliff, where he has resided since 2007. I was excited

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