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Emory Douglas, graphic artist and the first and only former Minister of Culture and Revolutionary Artist for the Black Panther Party, discusses fifty years of his revolutionary art and activist work in the US and abroad, its relevance to contemporary artists and activists and the 21st century fight for social justice.
In conjunction with It Takes a Nation. Introduction by Sandy Bellamy, Exhibit …more

Type: Arts and Entertainment

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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In conjunction with It Takes a Nation, the Alper Initative will host a film screening of The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution.Free and open to the public.

Type: Arts and Entertainment

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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In conjunction with It Takes a Nation exhibition, join us for a discussion with artists and scholars of the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 70s. Panelists discuss the idea of activist art and the visual aesthetic strategies of the Black Panther Party and AFRICOBRA, including local perspectives from the Black Arts Movement.Panelists include: Akili Ron Anderson, James Phillips, and Colette …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Curator Jeffreen Hayes and artist Duron Jackson will discuss the conception of Duron’s powerful site-specific installation featured in Silos.

Type: Arts and Entertainment

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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A moderated artist’s talk featuring members of the Delusions of Grandeur Artists Collective in conjunction with It Takes a Nation
This dialogue seeks to engage in understanding of how the Black Arts Movement influenced the work of these contemporary artists, as well as explore the roles of African American artist collectives.
Partcipants include: Shaunté Gates Larry Cook, Amber Robles-Gordon, …more

Type: Arts and Entertainment

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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