Alex Kimball Williams played her baritone ukulele Saturday morning as she sang the protesting lyrics of “Strange Fruit.” Her performance set the scene for a conversation urging the Lawrence community to acknowledge that strides toward racial equity are far from over.
A KU student’s hip-hop anthology and art installation have inspired another creative outlet for makers. Pass Me the Mic is the third iteration of Naomi Madu’s ode to the birthplace of hip-hop and a reminder of the power in telling one’s own story.
Celebrate this Native American Heritage Month with the Indigenous Community Center (ICC)’s Music, Poetry and Art Bazaar, coming up this Saturday.
Black Literature & Arts Collective of Kansas (B.L.A.C.K.) Lawrence will celebrate Juneteenth and the release of Tai Amri Spann-Ryan’s book of poetry on Friday.
Tai Amri Spann-Ryan, poet and co-founder of the collaborative group BLACK (Black Literature & Arts […]
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