LES (8-11), a black boy gliding on a dream. Les has a curiosity that seems as if he can see into this world and the next. Often mistaken for a girl — with a really big afro — Les prefers to be playing in the dirt, picking flowers, running around in the afternoon sun, and making music with his Pop Pop. He is black child serene. ~ Les can see ghosts. Brown to dark skinned. Long hair is preferred.
One Magenta Afternoon follows a black boy & his grandfather who, in the middle of a jazz lesson, nurture a relationship & communicate with 6 queer ghosts.