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dwb - Conversation on Racial Justice (Live Stream)
Start Date: 10/29/2020Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Date: 10/29/2020End Time: 7:00 PM
Event Description:
Presented with Opera Omaha

dwb (driving while black)


Artist-Community Dialogue
on Racial Injustice and Driving While Black
with Roberta Gumbel, J.T Roane, Erica Richardson, Teona Pagan and Yael Meegan 


October 29 at 6 PM



EVENT LINK HERE 
(available on 10/29 only an hour before start of program.)


"Un-missable"
- The New York Observer, Fall 2020

One of the most singularly devastating theatrical moments of the last year.” –The Pitch


“A composer of vivid imagination and skill” 
—Fanfare


Join this discussion on racial injustice in today's America, provoked by BPAC's presentation of a 44-minute music-theatre work considering the phenomenon of of dwb (Driving While Black) and why/how art provides a platform for issues of social justice.

Speakers include;
Roberta Gumbel: librettist and performer of dwb

J.T Roane: Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies in the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University and leader of the new Black Ecologies Initiative in the Institute for Humanities Research at ASU.

Erica Richardson: A
ssistant professor, English at Baruch College, a scholar on the intellectual history and aesthetics of Black social life, specializing in Black Women Writers, The Harlem Renaissance, and African American Drama. 

Teona Pagan: (Baruch Senior, Major –Communications) President of the Black Student Union at CUNY

Yael Meegan: (Baruch Junior, Major – Journalism) Writer  


EVENT LINK HERE 
(available on 10/29 only an hour before start of program.)


And if you haven’t yet seen dwb (driving while black) - find out more here.

Contact Information:
Email: 
BPAC.TicketRequest@baruch.cuny.edu

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