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African-American community lecture series @ the Family Resource Center

February 5, 2009 7:30 pm by

Building on the success of the fall series, the Family Resource Center will be offering a Spring 2009 Community Course on African American Studies from 7-9PM on Wednesday evenings at the FRC (2405 Jefferson Avenue).

Feb.4 An Artist’s Journey on the Congo Coast of Panama – Prof.Arturo Lindsay, Spellman College
Feb.11 Digging Through the Grooves: Afro-Feelings and Black Markets in Ghana, West Africa – Prof.Sionne Neely
Feb.18 Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes – Byron Hurt (to be held in the Student COmmons theater @ VCU)
Feb.25 Creating a Future Drawn from our Past: An Artist’s Perspective – Prayer Beads Project – Prof.Sonya Clark, VCU
Mar.4 History of Liberia and its Connection to Richmond – Sister Mamusa, Prof. Sonia Banks, and LaDonne Lankster
Mar.11 Strange Fruit: Lynching and Other Racial Violence in the U.S. since Reconstruction – Prof.Tameka Bradley Hobbs
Mar.18 Slavery and the Making of American Freedom
Mar.25 Racial Trauma and its Intergenerational Transmission: The Tulsa Race War of 1921 – Prof.Shawn Utsey

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Sponsored by the VCU Department of African American Studies, Richmond Slave Trail Commission, Family Resource Center, Elegba Folklore Society, and Afrikaner Student Organization.


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