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Aida Overton Walker’s Big Performance

Khadi Don tells the story of the famous dance

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The always-entertaining Khadi Don brings to life the story of Aida Overton Walker. When a famous Broadway producer asked Aida to be in his show, she used the opportunity to defy stereotypes and present a modest and graceful representation of Black women.

 

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