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 Liberation Lectures

 
 
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What are Liberation Lectures?

 
 

Liberation Lectures are educational workshops held to discuss specific topics having to do with the African Diaspora. During these sessions the Co-Founders and or guest speakers engage in dialogues centered on specifics topics focused on knowledge of the diaspora and the importance of building solidarity throughout the diaspora. We organize Liberation Lectures for community organizations and schools in Baltimore, Maryland and for excursions in Havana, Cuba.

Click here to learn more about our Liberation Lectures

Liberation Lectures include the following themes:

  • Natural Hair / Natural Hair Products

  • Community Organizing/ Transnational Solidarity

  • Permaculture/ Urban Agriculture/ Seed Preservation/ Plant Based Living and Eating

  • Birthwork/ Naturopathy

  • Dance/Drums

  • A range of Artist Exchanges

  • We have connections with various performing artists throughout the African Diaspora including Colombia, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Cuba. We have worked with artists such as:

    • Kombilesa Mi ( Colombia)

    • La Fina (Cuba)

    • Nitty Scott (Puerto Rico/ The United States)

These liberation lectures can include a musical performance by these artists with a facilitated Q&A to follow.

Other artists exchanges include film and documentary screenings with filmmakers such as Gloria Rolando (Cuba) and Michael Bussey ( United States)

 
 
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CUBAN POET LAUREATE NANCY MOREJON AND WRITER EMILIO COMAS PARAS

As a part of the trip, various lectures were held to inspire and educate the students on the history of the African Diaspora in Cuba, after which students were required to journal daily and reflect on their experience.

 
 
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FILM, COLLECTIVE MEMORY, AND SOLIDARITY

Gloria Rolando with the travel group after an excellent discussion on using art as activism.

 
 
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Hip Hop in Cuba

Cuban MC, El Tipo Este, and Film For The People, CEO, Amberly Elise, discussing the global influence of hip-hop music.

 
 
 
 

Book your own Libration Lecture.

If you are interested in The African Diaspora Alliance organizing a Liberation Lecture for you please contact us.

 
 
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