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INDIVIDUAL Public Onsale: January 5, 2018 11:00 AM to January 26, 2018 6:45 PM
This “A Seat at the Table” conversation provides a platform for audiences to consider challenging questions about race, identity, and civil rights policy since the 1950s. Join an insightful dialogue with civil rights advocates: Constance Rice, Maya Wiley, with moderator: Dr. Julianne Malveaux.
About “A Seat at the Table”
“A Seat at the Table” is a social justice conversation and participatory program exploring issues of contemporary importance linked to systemic racism, social inequity and the black community. This program amplifies an important pillar of the museum’s mission which explores the American experience through the African American lens, what it means to be an American and share how American values like resilience, optimism, and agency are reflected in African American culture past, present, and future. “A Seat at the Table” provides a platform to consider the challenges faced by African Americans and aims to play a key role to personal and societal betterment, aspiring to jumpstart critical thinking skills and creativity through curated activities designed for exchanging ideas and strategizing for a better world.
“A Seat at the Table” is a borrowed phrase from Langston Hughes’ iconic poem, I, Too. Audiences are empowered to take their rightful seat at the table over supper or cocktails following critical conversations for justice, featuring guest speakers whose work and commentary seeks progress for all people of color. At “A Seat at the Table” audiences take the lead in sharing critical thinking, problem solving, and strategies towards a more equitable society.Join now to become a Charter Member and receive discounted ticket pricing
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