S01E02: You Made A Black Girl Blush by Minna Davies | @Minandazz




They take off before Harry gets there. 

GIRL 
You would be alright. 

She pulls off her jacket and uses it to put pressure on the wound. 
Harry is shocked standing looking. 

GIRL  
(To Harry. Shouting) 
 Get a cab. 

He takes off. 

Bunmi’s vision is blurry, the voices echo the only thing she can hear is her heart beat and her breath. 

GIRL 
Don’t give up on you. 

BUNMI’s HOUSE. NIGHT 

Mike on the couch watching T.v, the beaming light on his phone purgates it to ring. Mike picks up.the phone. 

MIKE  
Who is this? 

VOICE V.O 
Michael. 

MIKE  
(He immediately is at alert)  
Margaret. It’s been a while. 

VOICE V.O 
Yes, it has. I am out now. 

MIKE  
Wow that’s a miracle. 

VOICE V.O  
What do you mean? 

MIKE  
I mean, that is beautiful. 

VOICE V.O 
Well I am coming home, I am  
coming to get my daughter. 

HOSPITAL ROOM. DAY 
Bunmi is on the bed, all patched up from last night. Anjola, the girl that was saved by Bunmi is sitting on a chair not too far away, reading a book "Things fall Apart" by Achebe. 

BUNMI  
(Solf 
I never really liked that okonkwo guy. 

Anjola hearing her voice becomes so excited, she flips the book away and rushes to her. 

ANJOLA  
You are okay, thank goodness. I  
was so terrified. 

BUNMI  
Easy, your grip might as well kill me. 

Anjola tries to compose herself, but the joy in her heart is obvious, it’s all over her eyes. 

ANJOLA 
What you did yesterday. Thank you. 
No one has ever stood up for me. 

Uncle Mike enters 

MIKE  
So you are Spiderman enh.. 

Anjola intimidated by uncle Mike, I mean he is huge and scary to look at. 

UNCLE MIKE  
(To Anjola 
And you marry Jane. 

ANJOLA  
I am sorry, it’s all my fault. 

MIKE  
It is definitely. I should kill you  
for almost having my niece killed. 

BUNMI  
(Groaning as she tries to sit up)  
That’s enough uncle Mike 

ANJOLA 
Easy dear. 

MIKE  
Get some rest, I need to see the doctor.  
Max should be here soon. He  
left to go get something. 

Uncle Mike leaves. Bunmi and Anjola share a stare before Bunmi breaks the awkwardness. 

BUNMI  
I don’t even know your name. 

ANJOLA  
Anjola James. Your name is Bunmi 

BUNMI  
(Trying to lay back down)  
How did you know? 

ANJOLA  
Harry told me. 

BUNMI  
Oh, scardy cat. 

Bunmi relaxes more to get a sleep. 

ANJOLA 
Thank you. 

BUNMI 
 Don’t you have anywhere to go? 

ANJOLA  
You are more important now. 

Bunmi turns to look Anjola in the eyes with a little smile at the corner of her cheek 

BUNMI  
No one has ever told me that. 

ANJOLA  
I am sure your mom must have. 

Bunmi’s face immediately saddens turns her face away. 

THE CLUB. DAY 

MX in the bar having a drink. Mike comes takes Mx’ glass and downs the entire drink in it. 
MIKE  
We need to talk. 
MX 
 Can’t we talk without you taking  
my drink. 

MIKE  
This serious brother. 

Mx snaps his finger to the bar tender for another drink. 

MIKE (cont’d) 
 We have to tell Bunmi about Margaret. 

MX 
Bunmi hates her mom, we can’t  
tell her yet. 

MIKE  
Bunmi hates all of us, it makes  
no difference. 

MX  
Well you more than me. 

Mx takes a sip from his drink. Mike takes it again and empties it. 

MX  
Stop doing that. 

MIKE  
Margaret is coming home. 

MX  
Wait, she is out of jail. Damn! 
 we are fucked. 

Mike takes the bottle and drinks from it. 

MIKE 
 You can say that again. 

MX  
Damn we are fucked. 

MIKE  
Not literally fool. 

MX 
We have been bad uncles. 

MIKE  
How do we tell Bunmi her mother is coming for her? 
MX  
How do we Bunmi her mother has been 
 away in jail because she killed 
 her father? 

.......... YOU MADE A BLACK GIRL BLUSH BY MINNA DAVIES........ 
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