Write On with 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Writer Ruben Santiago-Hudson

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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom writer Ruben Santiago-Hudson discusses with guest host Sade' Sellers his relationship with August Wilson, the characters of Levee and Ma, and much more. Starring Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman, the film, adapted from the August Wilson play, follows one tension-filled day when trail-blazing blues singer Ma Rainey and her band gather at a recording studio in Chicago in 1927.

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