Reading Rainbow

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters

Season 5, Episode 10 of 10

MUFARO'S BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTERS is an African tale written by John Steptoe and read by Phylicia Rashad for READING RAINBOW. Lavar Burton hosts this special episode on African culture and Black American heritage. Segments include how African drums are made with a drum maker and a musician who collects and plays African instruments . There's is a final dance performance by "Forces of Nature" who mix African dance with new movements.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
3/20/2009
4 p.m.
3/21/2009
5 a.m.
3/22/2009
4 p.m.
6/19/2009
4 p.m.
6/20/2009
5 a.m.
6/21/2009
4 p.m.
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