Allen University Honors Program, Presents Melanin Mosaics – Respect My Assets from the Artist After Dark Series: Advocacy. Activism. Artistry.
Allen University Honors Program presents its spring premier event, Artist after Dark Series: Advocacy. Activism. Artistry. This spring’s event titled: Melanin Mosaics—Respect My Assets features multiple partnerships and collaborations from AU and greater Columbia. Join us to explore the sociocultural influences of women in Hip-Hop—with vibrant mosaics. Each mosaic, pieces of Black women’s stories, is rendered via performance, poetics/spoken word, music or art. The dynamic millennial participants serve as bridges for and to advocacy, activism and artistry. From clever-catchy titled performativity Praise On It, Hairpieces. Kitchens and Edges, Miss-Education (of Black Women), and Melanin Mosaics—Respect My Assets invites all to celebrate self and to examine R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Special guests Shana Dukes (Miss Black South Carolina U.S. Ambassador 2017), Drs. Gloria Boutte` and Nancy Tolson (USC), Kelly Burke (ArtWorks), Tammaka Staley (Poet) and local business owner and stylist, Tesia Jackson (JaxDesigns) provide added vibrancy to a spectacular evening.
Join us as we turn up, tap in and transform.
Wednesday, March 27, 7:00 pm, at the Allen University Student Activity Center (1517 Pine St. Columbia, SC 29204)
Free admission and free parking. No RSVP required. Please arrive early for the best parking option.
Allen University HipHop Conference: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/allen-university-3rd-annual-hip-hop-studies-conference-tickets-31359272428
Allen University is a private, coeducational institution located in Columbia, South Carolina. It is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. To learn more about Allen University, please visit www.AllenUniversity.edu.
Posted By: Reggie Culpepper
Monday, March 27th 2017 at 2:31PM
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