Urban Garden as a safe space
Right here in Chicago…
“Saidi said she never imagined that in the U.S. she would be growing her own food, as she did in the Congo. ‘When I came here, I said, ‘Oh my God, I don’t know (if in) America, if they have fresh food,’” she said. “Yes, they are also farming, and I said ‘Oh my God,’ it was exciting.’”
You are invited to come to Mojos’ Pen OPEN MIC Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014.
Please join us for an evening of thought-provoking performances and provocative dialogue.
Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014.
African-American Cultural Center at UIC
Addams Hall, 2nd floor
FREE admission and light refreshments!
ALL Performers Welcome!
WHEN: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
WHERE: African American Cultural Center Library, Addams Hall, room 208
Museum & Exhibition Studies Graduate Students present “Negotiating Power: Sexuality and the Black Female Form” on Sarah Baartman, the issues of black female exploitation, promiscuity & sexual otherness through a mock art exhibition. This exhibit raises questions over the history and origins of how we view the black female body and the differences between the male and female gaze. Follow and join the discussion on twitter @NegotiatePower
The brown bag “Negotiating Power: Sexuality and The Black Female Form” has been postponed until February. The date is TBA, but will be announced as soon as possible along with other upcoming brown bags for the month of February.
Please, check back for upcoming events!