Off-Broadway play tells story of a slave’s race for freedom

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JULIA MAYES went behind the scenes at New York City’s 59E59 Theater’s “Pure Confidence,” a play about an African-American horse jockey who is also a slave. Set in the Civil War era, the play explores the struggle for triumph and enduring love in a race for freedom. Check out the video.