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January 2019

Exhibit, ‘Black River: Chronicle of a Spiritual Journey’

January 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - April 30, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

This spring, the Sonja Haynes Center for Black Culture and History welcomes Greensboro-based artist Charles E. Williams and his exhibition entitled Black River: Chronicle of a Spiritual Journey. The show includes deeply personal works comprised of paintings, photographs, ready-mades and videos. Works in the show bear witness to moments that chronicle his father’s personal struggles that challenged him as a son and tested his own spiritual beliefs. At the age of 15, Williams witnessed his father’s spiritual transformation, which subsequently set…

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February 2019

TaKeia N. Anthony, ‘The Universal Ethiopian Students’ Association, 1927-1948: Mobilizing Diaspora’

February 26, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Bull's Head Bookshop, 207 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

TaKeia N. Anthony offers the first study of the ideology, influences and contributions of the Universal Ethiopian Students’ Association (UESA) and The African: The Journal of African Affairs. From 1927–1948, the UESA mobilized the African diaspora to fight against imperialism and fascist Italy. Formed by a group of educated Africans, African-Americans and West Indians based in Harlem and shaped by the ideals of Ethiopianism, communism, Pan-Africanism, Black Nationalism, Garveyism and the New Negro Movement, the UESA sought to educate the diaspora about its…

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2019 Writer’s Discussion Series: TaKeia Anthony

February 26, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Sonja Haynes Stone Center, 150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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TaKeia Anthony offers the first study of the ideology, influences and contributions of the Universal Ethiopian Students’ Association (UESA) and The African: The Journal of African Affairs. From 1927–1948, the UESA mobilized the African diaspora to fight against imperialism and fascist Italy. Formed by a group of educated Harlem-based Africans, African-Americans and West Indians shaped by the ideals of Ethiopianism, communism, Pan-Africanism, Black Nationalism, Garveyism and the New Negro Movement, the UESA sought to educate the diaspora about its glorious…

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