Desire Greene portrays Mae Jemison, 1998
Desire Greene '99, an environmental engineering student, portrayed a young Dr. Mae Jemison, dreaming about her brilliant future. An American engineer, physician and NASA astronaut, Dr. Jemison was the first African American woman to travel in space.
The short play "The African American and Latino Living History Museum"...portrayed famous figures of American history while a guided tour of about thirty people gathered around each one in turn...The performance was directed by Thomas DeFrantz, Brenda L. Cotto-Escalera, and Ayida Mthembu and used the set of the ongoing musical Grand Hotel. The sharp, quick vignettes were designed to give the audience a view of the successes of the individuals and a broader insight into the cultural traditions.
The Tech, 27 February 1998, p. 14