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The Black Rest Project presents Joshua Rashaad McFadden: I Believe I’ll Run On – a book talk and conversation with artists Joshua Rashaad McFadden and Lyle Ashton Harris

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

How do Black people take care in a climate of anti-Blackness? What does rest look like for Black people when enduring the longue durée of Black suffering? What are the subtle, sustainable, powerful ways to run on, without burning out emotionally, mentally, physically, and spiritually?  By observing the interiority and quietude of Black people, despite […]

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Comrade Sisters | In a Time of Panthers – a double book talk + signing

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

In concert with WNYC’s The Greene Space and in celebration of the books’ release, the Center for Black Visual Culture (CBVC) at the Institute of African American Affairs at NYU presents Comrade Sisters: Women of the Black Panther Party and In a Time of Panthers: Early Photographs, a book talk and signing featuring former Black […]

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The Black Rest Project presents EMOTIONAL JUSTICE: A Roadmap for Racial Healing – a book talk with author and CEO of the Armah Institute for Emotional Justice, Esther Armah + Dramatized reading

6:00PM - 7:00PM EST

Amid a global racial reckoning, Esther Armah’s book, Emotional Justice: A Roadmap for Racial Healing, offers a much-needed language for racial healing and repair. Armah is the creator of Emotional Justice, a framework for racial healing shaped by her time as a journalist in South Africa, Ghana, London and New York. In her new book, […]

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Between the Lines: Rest is Resistance by Tricia Hersey

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Conversation with The Nap Ministry’s Tricia Hersey, author of Rest is Resistance, and Dr. Joan Morgan What would it be like to live in a well-rested world? is a question Tricia Hersey, founder of the Nap Ministry, confronts in her debut publication Rest as Resistance: A Manifesto. Join us as Tricia Hersey invites readers to reimagine the foundations […]

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I Am Sparkling: N.V. Parekh and His Portrait Studio Clients: Mombasa, Kenya, 1940–1980 – Isolde Brielmaier in conversation with Aruna D’Souza

6:00pm - 7:00pm EST

DATE: Tuesday, September 27, 2022 TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. EST LOCATION: Virtual Deputy Director of the New Museum and Guest Curator at the International Center for Photography (ICP) in NYC, author of the recently released I am Sparking: N.V. Parekh and His Portrait Studio Clients: Mombasa, Kenya, 1940-1980 (Damiani, 2022), Isolde Brielmaier brings […]

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Home Is Where the Healing Is? An Emotional Justice presentation by CBVC Spring 2022 Distinguished Activist/Critic-in-Residence and CEO of The Armah Institute of Emotional Justice, Esther Armah

6:00pm - 7:00pm EST

Register for Event – Click Here Home is about inside. Healing is about inside worlds – our emotional, spiritual insides where lockdown triggered triggers and home was restless and bubbling traumas and trouble for millions. It was an undoing we didn’t see coming, and we didn’t know how not to be undone. This is an […]

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Dangerous Homes: On violence against women and gender non-conforming persons with Dr. Treva B. Lindsey and Mary Enoch Elizabeth Baxter

6:00PM - 7:15PM EST

  Replay Event – Click Here Disproportionate violence at home, at school, on the job, in their neighborhood as well as institutionalized racism, racial profiling and police brutality, and incarceration rates far exceeding their share of the population: these are the experiences of Black women in this country. A 2017 report by the Institute for […]

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