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Celebrate Melvin H. King’s 92nd birthday with Mass Rock Against Racism (RAR) Thursday, October 29, 7:00-8:00 p. m.

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OCT 27th and 29th at 4PM

Daphne A. Brooks author of ‘Lemonade from Lemons: Black Women Artists & the Gershwin Problem, 1935-2020’

Daphne A. Brooks is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of African American Studies, Theater Studies, American Studies, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Yale University.

Register for Lecture She is the author of two books: Bodies in Dissent: Spectacular Performances of Race and Freedom, 1850-1910 (Durham, NC: Duke UP), winner of The Errol Hill Award for Outstanding Scholarship on African American Performance from ASTR, and Jeff Buckley’s Grace (New York: Continuum, 2005). Brooks is currently working on a three-volume study of black women and popular music culture entitled Subterranean Blues: Black Women Sound Modernity. The first volume in the trilogy, Liner Notes for the Revolution: The Archive, the Critic, and Black Women’s Sound Cultures, is forthcoming from Harvard University Press.

BLACK VOICES BOSTON will pay you $500 for a story you can write about yourself

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The project was designed by Rafael Palacios, the artistic director of Afro-Colombian dance company Sankofa Danzafro, is a storytelling and movement project based on experiences of individuals from Boston’s Black communities.

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