Scribe Explores Racist Kansas City Swimming Pool History

Here's a sneak peek at a drama that TKC readers likely won't venture out to witness.

Meanwhile, this is the story destined to entertain local audiences of tens . . .

"Kansas City, Kansas, native Christina Anderson wrote "the ripple, the wave that carried me home" after she read a book on the social history of pools in America. The play will be performed at the Kansas City Repertory Theatre starting March 14. Her new play aims to tackle the racist history of public pools in America."

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Kansas City native's new play dives deep into the racist history of public pools in America

Christina Anderson's play follows a Black family's journey through the years after desegregating the public pool in their fictional Kansas town. The show will tour 10 Kansas City community centers and libraries, after completing a run at Kansas City Repertory Theatre.