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MCCC alum in “Black Girl Magic”


Trenton native Taylor Pickett-Stokes takes the stage at Mercer County Community College’s (MCCC) Kelsey Theatre in West Windsor, N.J., with the Underground Performing Arts Collective (UPAC) in “Black Girl Magic,” March 1-3.

The powerful story that combines poetry, monologues, and conventional drama with film is the tale of a young Black woman struggling to find a place of acceptance in the world. Guided by the Ancestors, African Warrior Queens, Sister comes to a place of self-reconciliation and acceptance as she is given a glimpse into the lives and legacy of Black women, past and present. Pickett-Stokes plays multiple roles. Tickets and information are at or 609-570-3333.

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