Nija Okoro on The History of First Broadway’s African-American Leading Man in The Black Emperor of Broadway [Exclusive Interview]

[caption id="attachment_164288" align="alignnone" width="800"] Nija Okoro[/caption] Charles Gilpin was not a household name in the stage acting world today. Historically, Gilpin’s stage accomplishment marked him down as one of the best leading African-Americans to headline