Recovering the Lost Origins of the Black Arts Movement in Greenwich Village, Harlem and San Fran

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Tuesday February 13

6:30 PM  –  8:00 PM

Starr Foundation Hall, The New School University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue

The Black Arts Movement inspired the creation of some eight hundred black theaters and cultural centers, where a generation of writers and artists forged a new and enduring cultural vision. Exploring its centers in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and San Francisco illuminate important aspects of Black History and the Black Arts Movement, which Professor Woodward will cover through this talk.

Komozi Woodard is a professor of history at Sarah Lawrence College. He is the author of A Nation Within a Nation; a co-editor of Black Power 50 (The New Press); and the editor of The Black Power Movement, Part I; Freedom North; Groundwork; and Want to Start a Revolution?

Hosted and co-sponsored by The New School

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