Addie Wyatt: Life Can Be Better

Play:  Addie Wyatt–Life Can Be Better by Alma Washington was staged at the WWHP Gala at Roosevelt University on March 27, 2003.  It tells the story of a Chicago leader, Addie Wyatt, who was active in the Civil Rights movement and the women’s movement after becoming a force in the labor movement. Katie Jordan spoke on Reverend Wyatt’s influence on labor and also presented Reverend Wyatt with the Mother Jones Award.  Albertina Walker closed the evening with some of her famous gospel songs. The play was also performed  at the Chopin Theater on September 10, 2003.

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