Upper Marlboro, MD – On Saturday February 6th at 6pm, Kenny Dickerson and Ashley Rios star as Carter Blue and Jonni Mae Thomas in “Black Boy Blues: The Struggle of African-American Men,” a dramatic play based on the Tulsa Race Riots in 1921.  This FREE play kicks off First Baptist Church of Glenarden’s celebration of Black History Month, which includes a special event featuring author Dr. Joel Freeman and a children’s historical reenactment program. First Baptist Church of Glenarden is located at (600 Watkins Park Drive Upper Marlboro, MD).

Black Boy Blues is a fictional following of Carter Blue, the son of Black Wall Street’s founder.  Blue relocates to Maryland and tries to start life anew.  Reluctantly falling in love with Jonni, he finds himself in a battle between love, hope and dreams. Soon after, Blue makes a shocking discovery that brings him face to face with a decision that leaves the whole town hanging in the balance.  This must-see play debuted in August of 2016 to sold out audiences of more than 3,500 attendees.

First Baptist Church of Glenarden is located at 600 Watkins Park Drive in Upper Marlboro, MD. Led by Pastor John K. Jenkins Sr. is a vibrant, Bible-based church located on three campuses in Prince George’s County, Maryland.  With more than 11,000 active members, FBCG is one of the largest congregations in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.  It has impacted local and global communities through its 100-plus ministries, outreach, and educational programs.