April 7-9, 2016: The Black Girl Movement

Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.
― Zora Neale Hurston    Read more: http://www.forharriet.com/2012/03/85-quotes-from-black-women-to-inspire.html#ixzz3rkm8gaYL

Beauty was not simply something to behold; it was something one could do.
― Toni Morrison, The Bluest Eye

The Little Girl Dancing on the News Is the Only Thing Keeping Me Alive/Gawker
The Little Girl Dancing on the News Is the Only Thing Keeping Me Alive/Gawker

 

JOIN THE BLACK GIRL GENIUS + JOY, APRIL 7-9, 2016!!

This is the brainchild of many, many fierce academics, artists, and activists, and organizations: Aimee Meredith Cox (Fordham U), choreographer Camille A. Brown (CABD’s Black Girl: Linguistic Play), Carla Shedd (Columbia U), Cidra Maria (Brother Sister Sol), Farah Jasmine Griffin (Columbia U), Kyra Gaunt (that’s me at Baruch College-CUNY), Joanne N. Smith (Girls for Gender Equity), Scheherazade Tillet (Long Walk Home, Chicago), and her sister Salamishah Tillet (Long Walk Home, Chicago + Penn). Come join us next April and watch our girls change the world.

Mark your calendars now!! #SheWillBe
Mark your calendars now!! #SheWillBe
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