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Kickoff To A Season On The Cutting Edge

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October 5, 2011

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad invites you to KICKOFF a Season on the Cutting Edge!

In collaboration with the Harlem Arts Alliance!



Whether you've been to the Schomburg before, or MOST IMPORTANTLY, have never been, here's what you can expect:

** The chance to meet our new director, Dr. Khalil Muhammad, who will also be reading from and signing copies of his latest book, The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime and the Making of Modern America!

 

** Guided tours of our exhibitions on Romare Bearden and Malcolm X with both rock star in-house talent and celebrity guests (including Jamie Hector, widely known for his role as Marlo Stanfield in The Wire)!

 

** Ability to participate in live and virtual conversations with past and present Scholars-in-Residence in real time through social media! Past Scholar-in-Residence, Dayo Gore, will be on hand for a book talk and to sign copies of her recent book, Radicalism at the Crossroads: African-American Activists in the Cold War. And Lisa Gail Collins, current Scholar-in-Residence, will also share thoughts and sign copies of her book, The Art of History: African-American Women Engage the Past.

 

** Renew or begin your membership with the international Schomburg Society!

 

** Get your chance to sign up for our awesome brigade of volunteers!

 

** Enjoy the sounds of DJ Crystal Clear (Crystal Durant) and The Rakiem Walker Project!

 

 

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