AFRICANS AND AFRICAN-AMERICANS, PAST AND PRESENT

Tuesday, Dec. 4
Chapel, TEACHER COLLEGE
AFRICANS AND AFRICAN-AMERICANS, PAST AND PRESENT

Has Black Panther, the film helped build new connections between Africans and African-Americans? How to further increase the interaction between African institutions from the continent and the historic and recent African Diaspora population in the USA.

5:30PM: Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba
Explores collaboration and connections between the Civil Rights Movement and the African struggle for liberation.

7:30PM Bound: Africans vs African-Americans
Explores the frictions, stereotypes and misconceptions between the two groups.

Panelists: Artist and scholar Ben Jones, writer Maitefa Angaza, others TBA.

In this program


MAMA AFRICA: MIRIAM MAKEBA

Directed by Mika Kaurismaki

Back by popular demand, this amazing documentary traces fifty years of Miriam Makeba’s music and performing life.

BOUND: AFRICANS VS AFRICANS AMERICANS

Directed by Peres Owino

A hard hitting documentary that addresses the little known tension that exists between Africans and African Americans.

Dates & Times
Past
Teachers College

Tue Dec 4
5:30 pm

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