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Presented by National Black Theatre in partnership with the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

In Perpetual Flight: The Migration of the Black Body

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 6:30 PM Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
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This one-day event examines the movement of Black bodies in America and the impact that movement has had in the quest for liberation. Utilizing the archives of the Schomburg Center, and using multidisciplinary performance and community dialogue, the National Black Theatre commissions new pieces by theater-makers of African descent to examine the works of James Baldwin, Harriet Powers, Marcus Garvey, Harriet Tubman, and Jacob Lawrence to illuminate the complexities Black people have faced migrating in America.

Part of: Migrations: The Making of America

Free (registration required, starting April 1): schomburgcenter.eventbrite.com

Performers

Keith Josef Adkins
Hope Boykin
Justin Hicks
Kenita Miller

Venue Information

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Boulevard | Manhattan
schomburgcenter.org | 917-275-6975

Venue Information

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Langston Hughes Auditorium
515 Malcolm X Boulevard (at 135th Street) | Manhattan
212-491-2265 | Venue website

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