2020 ACTIVITIES

(will update each week)

                    




Saturday - April 11th


    Speaker: TBA

         


     

   Presentations


         Introduction to Genealogy - African American Genealogy Group shows how to trace your family lineage. 

        

        "I Buy Black" featuring the movie Resurrecting Black Wall Street by Dr Boyce Watkins followed by discussion on Where do we go   

                     from here?

      

        The History and Significance of Juneteenth   - Connie Swinson & Sonni King  



  Performances

           Philadanco D3 Youth

          The 3 Harriets - University of Delaware Sharing Our Legacy

          Historical performers portray African American "Heroes and Sheroes" throughout the day.      

  Documentary films (shown throughout both days in Suite 110)

Pride and Perseverance: The Story of the Negro Leagues; Ida B. Wells;  Against All Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance; Real             Athletes, Real History: African American Olympic Achievement; Amazing Grace: Black Women in Sport


             

 Black Wall Street Marketplace (both days) - Purchase Black memorabilia and collectibles, handmade cultural craftsincluding clothing, jewelry     books and fine art.  Featuring Umio Naturals, Scarves by Rashid, Bill's Bracelets, Suzette Art Couture, Woodcrafts by Obanion, Nubian Stylez, Exclusively Boochi, African World Art, Historical Dream, BJ Fashions,  Custom Arts Studio, Art of Kalenga, Clymer Metal Crafts, M&M Links, Margeaux Priestly,  Cathy's Designs



Authors (both days)

  Cheryl Woodruff Brooks - Chicken Bone Beach

  George Coverdale Jr - Cab Calloway: Me and Minnie the Moocher

  Puzzles For Us - Black History Puzzle Books

 

  

   Sunday - April 12th  


Performances

   1p          Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble  (Auditorium Room 114)

  

   

          



Presentations

  

   12p          Introduction to Genealogy  Room 109B