Feb
27
Book Talk: Our Secret Society
February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  Register for Event   Center for Black Visual Culture Please join the Center for Black Visual Culture and Dr. Tanisha Ford for a discussion and signing of Dr. Ford's book Our Secret Society: Mollie Moon and the Glamour, Money and Power Behind the Civil Rights Movement. An engrossing social history of Mollie Moon, the stylish founder of the National Urban Leage Guild and fundraiser extraordinaire, Our Secret Society brilliantly illuminates the highly significant and long overlooked powerhouse fundraising effort that supported the civil rights movement. Our Secret Society is nominated for an NAACP Award for Autobiography. Tanisha C. Ford is a foremost voice speaking on the intersection of politics, economics, and culture. She makes connections between the past and the present in ways that shed new light on today's most pressing social issues. She is Professor of History and Biography and Memoir at The Graduate Center, CUNY. Tan...
Feb
20
Book Talk: Punished for Dreaming
February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Center for Black Visual Culture Please join the Center for Black Visual Culture and Dr. Bettina Love for a discussion and signing of her book Punished For Dreaming: How School Reform Harms Black Children and How We Heal. In Punished for Dreaming Dr. Bettina Love argues forcefully that Reagan’s presidency ushered in a War on Black Children, pathologizing and penalizing them in concert with the War on Drugs. Dr. Love lays bare the devastating effect on 25 Black Americans and offers a road map for repair, with transformation for all children at its core. Punished for Dreaming is a NY Times Bestseller and nominated for an NAACP Image Award. Dr. Bettina L. Love holds the prestigious William F. Russell Professorship at Teachers College, Columbia University, and is the acclaimed author of the New York Times bestseller "Punished for Dreaming: How School Reform Harms Black Children and How We Heal." In 2022, the Kennedy Center recognized Dr. L...
Feb
12
Book Talk: When I Think About Power
February 12 @ 6:30 pm
  Register for Event   Center for Black Visual Culture Please join Eric Hart Jr., and Emil Wilbekin in conversation on Hart's book When I Think About Power, followed by a book signing. Get ready for our second event in February! Please join the Center for Black Visual Culture, Eric Hart Jr. (@erichartjr), and Emil Wilbekin (@emilwilbekin) for a discussion of Hart’s book “When I think About Power”. The evening will feature a discussion of "When I think About Power" followed by a book signing with Hart, where the book will be available for purchase. Date:  Wed, February 12th, 2024 Time:  6:30pm EST Location: 20 Cooper SQ, FL 3, NY 10003  
Nov
16
Book Talk with Tricia Hersey Rest is Resistance: A Manifesto
November 16, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Center for Black Visual Culture This Thursday, Nov. 16th, join CBVC for an evening of reading and rest with Tricia Hersey, founder of @thenapministry and CBVC’s Fall ‘23 Artist-Scholar in Residence. The evening will feature group discussion on the themes of resistance and imagination that appear in Rest is Resistance. The book will be available for purchase, followed by a book signing with Tricia Hersey. We hope to create a space for ideas and engagement as we focus on dreaming ourselves free via rest. RSVPs are required - please register at the link in our bio. We hope to see you there! Date:  November 16th, 2023 Time:  7:00PM - 8:30PM EST Location: Kimmel Center 60 Washington Sq. S. Room 914 New York, NY   
Nov
16
Rest is Resistance Book Group with Tricia Hersey
November 16, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Please join the Center for Black Visual Culture and Tricia Hersey, our Fall ‘23 Artist-Scholar in Residence and the founder of The Nap Ministry, for a reading and discussion of her book, Rest is Resistance: A Manifesto.   The evening will feature group discussion on the themes of resistance and imagination that appear in Rest is Resistance. The book will be available for purchase, followed by a book signing with Tricia Hersey. We hope to create a space for ideas and engagement as we focus on dreaming ourselves free via rest.   Tricia Hersey has over 20 years of experience as a multidisciplinary artist, writer, theologian and community organizer. She is a Chicago native who has called Atlanta home for 13 years. Tricia is the founder of The Nap Ministry, the originator of the ‘rest as resistance’ and ‘rest as reparations’ frameworks, and creates sacred spaces where the liberatory, restorative, and disruptive power of r...
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