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Register to Attend The Intersection: Woke Black Folk

Woke Black Folk is a stage play on the complexities of Black political identity and a story about how humans navigate difference. This project has been met with critical acclaim by thinkers and artists such as Angela Davis and Erykah Badu. It premiered at the Pan African Film and Arts Festival in Los Angeles as the featured theatrical production in March 2018 and has since toured internationally — staging in venues and universities across the U.S., England, the Netherlands, France and Brazil. This one-woman show calls into question the partisanship and groupthink that often inform discussions about social justice today. As an astute observer puts it, “How does Fagbamila’s staging, claiming, theorizing, and embodying of contradictory perspectives create room in an otherwise
claustrophobic political landscape?”

Sponsored by: Illuminations/The Chancellor’s Arts & Culture Initiative, Office of Inclusive Excellence Spirit Award, Arts Equity Advisor, and Humanities Equity Advisor

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