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“because we needed more ways to roll our eyes at everything going on today. and we like art.”

Artwork by William H. Johnson

ART TALK | Alison Saar in Conversation with Evie Shockley

“Don’t get up. Just sit a while and think. Never be afraid to sit a while and think.” — Lorraine Hansberry Join the Museum of the African Diaspora for a conversation between Artist Alison Saar and Poet Evie Shockley.  Lorraine Hansberry was a playwright, journalist, and activist. Her play A Raisin in the Sun was…


DISCUSSION Join Dr. Elizabeth Alexander, president of Mellon Foundation, and guests to explore intellectual and imaginative communities that transcend the experience of incarceration. The livestream event features renowned activists, scholars, and educators Angela Y. Davis and Gina Dent; Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and professor Mitchell S. Jackson; and artist and curator Jesse Krimes.  FREE Admission Event Details: Virtual Discussion Date: Thursday, February…

ART WORKSHOP | Toward Radical Imagination: HBCUs, Digital Libraries, and Authentic Collaboration

FREEWORKSHOP 2023 FROM THE HBCU ALLIANCE Toward Radical Imagination: HBCUs, Digital Libraries, and Authentic Collaboration, a two-day virtual event with panel discussions on creating access to HBCU collections, digital pedagogy, grants and grant-funded projects, leadership and upward mobility at HBCUs, digital publishing, authentic collaborations, and art, archives, and exhibitions at HBCUs.  Featured speakers include Loretta…

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