Saturday - April 20th


  Speaker

          4pm - Dr Molefi Kete Asante  - 400 Years of Witnessing: The African Presence in the American Nation


     

   Presentations


         12 noon - Introduction to Genealogy - African American Genealogy Group shows how to trace your family lineage.  Room 109B

        

            1p - African Ancestry.com - Dr. Gina Paige: Family Tress, Tribes & Genetics: Using DNA to Find African Roots

                  and Replenish Identities.             


        2:30p - "I Buy Black" featuring the movie Resurrecting Black Wall Street by Dr Boyce Watkins followed by discussion on Where do we go   

                     from here?

      

       4:30p  - The History and Significance of Juneteenth   - Connie Swinson & Sonni King  



  Performances

          1p - Philadanco D3 Youth

          The 3 Harriets - University of Delaware Sharing Our Legacy

          Lacey Clark - Phenomenally Everywhere

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

  Documentary films (shown throughout both days in Suite 110)

          The Sara Spencer Washington Story The Green Book (not the movie) More Than A Month Soundtrack For A Revolution

          A History of Black Achievement in America


             

 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

  Dr C.R. Gooch -  1) Hinsonville's Heroes, 2) On Africa's Lands

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

  Dr Cadmus Hull - The Black History Bowl Series (3 books)

  Puzzles For Us - Black History Puzzle Books

  Lacey Clark - Phenomenally Everywhere

  

   Sunday - April 21st  


Performances

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

  

   3p          Marian Anderson  80th Anniversary Celebration Concert

                   featuring National Marian Anderson Scholar Opera Artist Jillian Patricia Pirtle plus

                   a screening of the historic 1939 Easter Sunday Concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial

   

          



Presentations

  

   12p          Introduction to Genealogy  Room 109B

    

     1p         African Ancestry.com - Dr Gina Paige: Family Tress, Tribes and Genetics: Using DNA to Find African Roots and Replenish Identities

   

                 


 


           

             

            


  



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