The History of Black Miami-Dade
December 8, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Rendering black, queer, and elder populations visible – a lecture by Nadege Green, Distinguished Writer/Community Activist-in-Residence, Fall 2022 Location: 20 Cooper Square, Second Floor New York, NY 10003 Register for Event - Click Here CBVC Distinguished Writer/Community Activist-in-Residence, Nadege Green’s work centers the lived experiences of Black people in South Florida and is deeply rooted in history and first-person narratives. Her work aligns strongly with CBVC’s continued support of cultural and artistic missions that center restorative justice and healing for black people across the diaspora.  Green will present her research for her emerging history and storytelling platform Black Miami-Dade, which uses a combination of ethnographic interviews and archival practices to herald the rich, and often ignored, history of Black Miami, especially rendering the lives of Miami’s Black queer populations visible ...
Comrade Sisters | In a Time of Panthers
October 24, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
A double book talk + signing Location: WNYC's The GreeneSpace 44 Charlton Street New York, NY 10014 Register for Event - Click Here In concert with WNYC’s The Greene Space and in celebration of the books’ release, the Center for Black Visual Culture (CBVC) at the Institute of African American Affairs at NYU presents Comrade Sisters: Women of the Black Panther Party and In a Time of Panthers: Early Photographs, a book talk and signing featuring former Black Panther Party member Ericka Huggins and Regina Jennings, and photographers Stephen Shames and Jeffrey Henson Scales. The talk will be moderated by CBVC Director, University Professor, and Chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Dr. Deborah Willis. Few photographers had the insider access Oakland native Jeffrey Henson Scales did around the Black Panther Party in the late 1960s. Capturing rare and intimate portraits of the movement...
The Black Rest Project presents EMOTIONAL JUSTICE: A Roadmap for Racial Healing
October 13, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
A book talk with author and CEO of the Armah Institute for Emotional Justice, Esther Armah + Dramatized reading Location: Kimmel Center, Room 405/406 at 60 Washington Square South, NYC, with livestream option for virtual attendees Register for Event - Click Here Amid a global racial reckoning, Esther Armah’s book, Emotional Justice: A Roadmap for Racial Healing, offers a much-needed language for racial healing and repair. Armah is the creator of Emotional Justice, a framework for racial healing shaped by her time as a journalist in South Africa, Ghana, London and New York. In her new book, Armah explains our historical racial healing model centers whiteness and therefore cannot serve our humanity. Armah introduces a new model that identifies our emotional work and requires we unlearn and dismantle the language of whiteness. Armah explains, dismantling the language of whiteness requires different work from different people. T...
Between the Lines: Rest is Resistance by Tricia Hersey
October 12, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 515 Malcolm X Blvd New York, NY 10030 Conversation with The Nap Ministry’s Tricia Hersey, author of Rest is Resistance, and Dr. Joan Morgan What would it be like to live in a well-rested world? is a question Tricia Hersey, founder of the Nap Ministry, confronts in her debut publication Rest as Resistance: A Manifesto. Join us as Tricia Hersey invites readers to reimagine the foundations for liberation, healing, and justice. Rest as Resistance “casts an illuminating light on our troubled relationship with rest and how to imagine and dream our way to a future where rest is exalted.” Hersey will be joined by Dr. Joan Morgan, Program Director of the Center for Black Visual Culture (CBVC) at New York University. This fall the CBVC, inspired by Hersey’s liberatory framework of “rest is resistance,” will launch The Black Rest Project (B...
Home: Reimagining Interiority – YoungArts’ exhibition opening reception and panel
October 3, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Riese Lounge at Tisch Gallery 721 Broadway, Ground Floor, NYC with livestream option Register for Event - Click Here In concert with YoungArts and in celebration of the exhibition, Home: Reimagining Interiority (on view until December 19, 2022 at the Tisch Gallery, New York, NY), we are pleased to present a reception and panel featuring artists and curators from the exhibition as they interrogate the very concept of home as an interior space of refuge and repose. The exhibit features photographic and text-based work by 20 cross-generational and interdisciplinary artists as they draw the viewer in to show the intimate and personal impact of larger social and political events that we are only beginning to understand. In what significant ways do these Black visual narratives respond to the dynamic cultural, political, social, and economic and intimate changes that have forced us to (re)interrogate previous conceptions o...
WordPress Lightbox