Terra Foundation-supported Events

Panel: Black Arts, Black Power and the Birth of Kwanzaa

“Black Arts, Black Power and the Birth of Kwanzaa” explores the relationship between Kwanzaa and Chicago’s Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 70s through a panel conversation. Panelists include Black Arts poet and educator Dr. Haki Madhubuti and scholars of Chicago’s Black Arts Movement, including Rebecca Zorach (Mary Jane Crowe Professor in Art and Art History at Northwestern University); Romi Crawford (Professor of Visual and Critical Studies at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago); Tracie Hall (gallery owner and Director of the Joyce Foundation’s Culture Program); and Nedra Sims Fears (Executive Director of Greater Chatham Initiative).

For more information, visit http://www.greaterchathaminitiative.org/event/kwanzaa-on-the-9/