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“Two Souls, Two Thoughts”: The Art of African American History

“One ever feels his twoness,—an American, a Negro; two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder.” —W. E. B. Du Bois

Featuring:

  • Darryl Pinckney, novelist and playwright
  • Imani Uzuri, vocalist and composer
  • Jasmine Murrell, multimedia artist

Moderated by Stacia Brown, writer and podcast host

The Arts Program was invited by the Park Avenue Armory to collaborate on a conversation in celebration of Black History Month. “Two Souls, Two Thoughts,” brings together artists, writers, and thinkers to discuss, debate, and contextualize their unique, ongoing, and evolving engagements with African American history. Moderated by writer and podcast host Stacia Brown, participants include vocalist and composer Imani Uzuri, multimedia artist Jasmine Murrell, and novelist and playwright Darryl Pinckney.

The Arts Program was invited by the Park Avenue Armory to collaborate on a conversation in celebration of Black History Month. “Two Souls, Two Thoughts,” brings together artists, writers, and thinkers to discuss, debate, and contextualize their unique, ongoing, and evolving engagements with African American history. Moderated by writer and podcast host Stacia Brown, participants include vocalist and composer Imani Uzuri, multimedia artist Jasmine Murrell, and novelist and playwright Darryl Pinckney.

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Event information
Date
Fri Feb 26, 2016
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Location
The Park Avenue Armory
New York, NY, United States