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K.C.'s Dream (A One-Act Play)
By Brenda B. Covert
  

Cast(in order of appearance)
K.C. -boy or girl in pajamas
Harriet Tubman -old-fashioned clothing with bandanna around her head
George Washington Carver -shirt and dress pants, carrying a bag marked "Peanuts"
Madam C.J. Walker -stylish hair and blouse with floor-length skirt
Nat King Cole -shirt and button-down sweater or sweater vest, old style
Martin Luther King Jr. -business suit
Oprah Winfrey -classy outfit, big hair, and microphone
Michael Jordan -basketball uniform (Chicago Bulls or similar) and basketball
Chorus -two or more children dressed in matching robes or jeans and t-shirts
Setting: a child's bedroom at night. Bed sits center stage with head upstage and foot downstage. A large pillow allows K.C.'s head to be seen even when reclining. A chair sits on each side of the bed.
K.C.:(enters and sits on edge of bed, facing audience) I'm glad this day is over. Some kids were mean to me just because I'm black. (Shakes head) I don't know why they think they're better than me. My teacher says we're all created equal. I don't know what to think. What if they're right? (Gets into bed, pulls covers up to chin, lies head on pillow, and quickly falls asleep)
[CHORUS of children quietly walks single file to the head of the bed and lines up behind it.]
HARRIET TUBMAN:(entering stage right to stand beside bed, facing audience. Speaks firmly) K.C., you and I need to have a talk.
K.C.:(jerks up, rubbing eyes) What? Who's there?
HARRIET TUBMAN:It's me, child, Harriet Tubman.

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