GET IN THE GAME—Renee Gray and supporters ask passers-by to sign a petition to keep the foreclosed August Wilson Center for African American Culture open.

GET IN THE GAME—Renee Gray and supporters ask passers-by to sign a petition to keep the foreclosed August Wilson Center for African American Culture open.

“Raise Your Fist Up: Save The August Wilson Center” rally was held Feb. 21 at 4 p.m. in front of the center.

LEGACY—August Wilson’s young cousins join a Feb. 21 afternoon rally to save the bankrupt African American Cultural Center named for their illustrious relative.

LEGACY—August Wilson’s young cousins join a Feb. 21 afternoon rally to save the bankrupt African American Cultural Center named for their illustrious relative.

RAISE YOUR FIST—Celeste Taylor, center, joins a crowd of protesters, including August Wilson’s cousins, demanding his namesake Downtown Center for African American Culture remain open. (Photos by J.L. Martello)

RAISE YOUR FIST—Celeste Taylor, center, joins a crowd of protesters, including August Wilson’s cousins, demanding his namesake Downtown Center for African American Culture remain open. (Photos by J.L. Martello)

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