S01E08: You Made A Black Girl Blush By Minna Davies | #YMABGB



Bunmi tries to fix herself, act strong, she quickly, goes to her locker, there is a business card, the one Margaret gave, and she dials the number still crying softly. 

BUNMI 
Hello. 

MARGARET V.O 
Hi, who is this? 

BUNMI 
(Crying softly) 
Bunmi, you said I should call 
If I ever wanted to talk, 
I want to talk. 


SCHOOL, DEPARMENT OF ENGLISH, CLASS ROOM, DAY 

The class is almost empty, just few students hanging around, some reading and some playing, focus shifts from them to Anjola and Sanni sitting in the middle of distractions, they seem so relaxed looking each other in the eye, their pinky finger linger together. 

SANNI 
I am sorry, really. 

ANJOLA 
(joking) 
Oh please mention. 

Sanni grabs her tickling her; she has not laughed like that with him in a while. 

SANNI 
Oh now you can be sarcastic. 

His phone beeps on the table, It’s a message, from Helen, it reads “I miss you sugar” 
Before he could take the phone off the table, she already saw it, she slowly unties herself from his grip. 

SANNI 
It’s not what you think. 


ANJOLA 
Oh you read minds now? 

SANNI 
Oh come oh, no sarcasm. 

ANJOLA 
You said you had nothing to do  
with her anymore. 

SANNI 
I don’t, believe me. 

ANJOLA 
They why is she calling you sugar 
 and saying she misses. 

SANNI 
Maybe she just misses me. 

ANJOLA 
Yeah I know, why 

SANNI 
I don’t know, I am not her. 

Anjola packing her bag. 

SANNI 
Do you have to walk out  
every time we argue. 

She has been talking calming, but this triggered her to burst all out, this makes everyone around interested in their situation, 

ANJOLA 
Well yes Sanni, because I don’t want  
to lash at you so yes I need to  
walk out, you disappoint me every time, 
and you come up with the silliest excuses. 

Anjola walking away 

SANNI 
It’s just text message. 

ANJOLA 
That the problem Sanni, you think 
I am dumb. 

She leaves. 

SANNI 
I don’t think, I know. 


One of the guys watching comes to him smiling stupidly, about to say something silly. 

SANNI 
If I hear a word, I swear. 

GUY 
I just wanted to borrow blanket. 

SANNI 
For what? 

SANNI 
The embarrassment, it too much, 
need to cover myself. 

The entire people laugh hard as Sanni leaves. 

CLUB, OFFICE, DAY 

Mx playing FIFA, Mike enters worried, Mx notices. 

MX 
You know science have shown that  
game releases stress. 

MIKE 
Not the time bro. 

MX 
Sometimes your muscle makes  
you forget who is older. 

MIKE 
Max, Margaret does not know  
what she wants anymore. 

MX 
She never does. 

MIKE 
She might lose Bunmi. 

Mx pauses the Game and looks at Mike showing that he has his attention. 

MX 
What happened? 

MIKE 
She wants to leave now  
that Bunmi wants her. 

MX 
Let’s talk about you for a minute. 

MIKE 
What about me. 

MX 
What would you say if I told you  
I got you a big gig to fight  
International. 

MIKE 
Our sister is at cross roads. 

MX 
Don’t worry, she won’t cross soon. 
It’s always been about her,  
everything we have done is  
to protect her, make her happy, Mike 
here is the chance to do something for 
ourselves. 

MIKE 
What about Bunmi. 

MX 
Mike it’s just a fight, you are  
not staying there forever. She  
can be your plus one. 


MIKE  
I don’t like the sound of this 

MX 
I know, it’s a little loud, you need 
An eapiece. 

MIKE 
(confused) 
What, your Metaphors are just off. 

The door cracks open, we don’t see who comes in yet, but Mike is focused on him, surprised. 

MX 
Mike, meet Sam 

Sam has a happy smile on his face. 

SAM 
I have heard so much about you. 
I am going to make you a star. 



……………………. YOU MADE A BLACK GIRL BLUSH BY MINNA DAVIES………….. 
minnadavies@yahoo.com

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