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Portrait of Terri Lyne Carrington.

(March 12, 2021)

Grammy-Award Winning Musician Terri Lyne Carrington Headlines Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Public Affairs Lecture

Carrington will discuss her distinguished musical career and social justice work.

Tanisha Jackson and Lavett Ballard at Community Folk Art Center

(Feb. 16, 2021)

Community Folk Art Center Launches Black Arts Speak Film Series

The film series will release five episodes throughout the year and is funded by the Black Equity and Excellence grant from the Central New York Community Foundation.

Interior of the Community Folk Art Center.

(Oct. 8, 2020)

Community Folk Art Center Receives $20,000 Black Equity and Excellence Grant

Grant will fund online exhibitions, artist talks and expand educational programming.

Charlton Mcilwain portraait

(Sept. 17, 2020)

Social Media and Social Justice: A Colloquium

Digital African American history, #hashtag activism, and social justice. Featuring guest speaker, Charlton Mcilwain

Dr. Charles Ichoku – Faculty of Arts & Sciences(Graduate Program), Howard University

(Feb. 17, 2020)

Africa Initiative hosts Dr. Charles Ichoku of Howard University

Topic presented by professor Charles Ichoku was “Satellite-enabled assessment of the impacts of climate change and human activity in the lake Chad region.”

(Nov. 7, 2019)

Africa and Global Warming: Lessons from the Lake Chad Region of Africa

New class for Spring 2020 taught by Professor Horace Campbell.

(March 18, 2019)

John L. Johnson Lecture to Explore 'Chicago and the Black Arts Movement,' March 20

Washington State Professor Thabiti Lewis will review black aesthetic of 1960s, '70s

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