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THE FRONT ROOM: Diaspora migrant aesthetic in the Home An artist talk and presentation with Michael McMillan

2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

Click Replay Event Home carries multiple cultural, political, social, economic and spiritual meanings in our being and becoming as Black diaspora subjects, this presentation will use visual documentation of The Front Room installations to explore how coloniality, postcolonial modernity, Black women’s creativity and selfhood in the domestic interior, class mindedness, the spiritual and secular through […]

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Home and the Womb

6:00pm - 7:00pm EST

A conversation with reproductive rights advocates Latham Thomas, Gabriella Nelson, and Zoe Greggs on Black women and reproductive justice. Replay Event – Click Here The womb. How is the pandemic, coupled with this moment of racial reckoning, impacting our very first HOME? Texas’ recent anti-abortion law make the fight for reproductive justice being more pressing […]

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Home on Fire: Vivian Vazquez Irizarry‘s Decade of Fire film screening and discussion with Dr. Mark Anthony Neal

6:00PM - 7:00PM EST

Replay Event In the 1970s, the Bronx was on fire. Abandoned by city government, nearly a halfmillion people were displaced as their close-knit, multi-ethnic neighborhood burned, reducing the community to rubble. While insidious government policies caused the devastation, Black and Puerto Rican residents bore the blame. In Decade of Fire, Bronxborn Vivian Vázquez Irizarry exposes […]

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HOME – Better Days Will Come Again: The Life of Arthur Briggs, Jazz Genius of Harlem, Paris, and a Nazi Prison Camp with author Travis Atria joined by James Briggs Murray and Barbara Pierrat-Briggs

2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

Arthur Briggs is the most important name in jazz history you’ve probably never heard. Known as “The Louis Armstrong of France,” Briggs was among the most important musicians to bring jazz to Europe. Indeed, he had an uncanny ability to be where history was happening: from Harlem during the renaissance, to Paris during the Jazz […]

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