The Jewelry Box

In this hilariously heartwarming story, a prequel to Copeland’s hit solo show ‘Not a Genuine Black Man’, a young Brian heads to the “mean streets” of Oakland to buy his mom a Christmas present.

The Waiting Period

An unrelenting look at 10 days, the mandatory waiting period before Brian could lay get his newly purchased gun with which he planned to take his own life.

Not a Genuine Black Man

In 1972, the National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing called San Leandro, CA “a racist bastion of white supremacy. It was considered one of the most racist suburbs in America. CBS News and Newsweek covered the story. The US Commission on Civil Rights conducted hearings.

And then, we moved to town.

The Scion

Copeland employs his razor sharp wit to explore the roles of privilege and government regulation in modern society.