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Skin by Garth Belner

Skin by Garth Belner

In this dramatic monologue, a middle-aged white man recalls his brief romantic relationship with a black high school classmate in early 1990s America. Framed as a message from a father to his son, this powerful piece deals with issues of guilt, privilege, and continuing racial injustice. 

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