Big Time Buck White starts as a genial put-on with five officers of a Black Power group ricocheting around the stage in an orgy of black humor. It becomes a cold put-down with the arrival at the lectern of Dick Williams as Buck White. Answering questions from the audience that are designed to give Whitey the message about Black Power, he is a bombshell after the antics of the five clowns.
Oscar Brown, Jr (October 10, 1926 - May 29, 2005) was an American singer, songwriter, playwright, poet, and civil rights activist. He ran for office in the Illinois state legislature and U.S. Congress, both unsuccessfully. He created a musical based on this play. It starred Muhammad Ali as Buck!!!