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Black to the Future

February 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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In honour of Black History Month, the WAHC Youth Council is hosting a panel discussion and film screening in partnership with the Hamilton Anti-Racism Resource Centre (HARRC), Coalition of Black and Racialized Artists of Hamilton (COBRA), Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion (HCCI), and the Hamilton and District Labour Council (HDLC) on Saturday, February 16th at 1 pm in the Main Gallery of the Workers Arts and Heritage Centre.

Moderated by Youth Council member Sahra Soudi, panellists Kobi Annobil (COBRA), Stylo Starr (COBRA), Princewill Ogban (HARRC) and others TBA will provide a platform for dialogue and imaginings about Afro-futurism in the context of their arts and community practices.

The panel will be followed by a film screening of Sorry to Bother You directed by Boots Riley.

This program is free to the public. Refreshments will be served courtesy the Hamilton and District Labour Council. All are welcome!

For more information, contact Jordyn Perreault-Laird, Outreach and Partnerships Coordinator, at (905) 522-3003 ex. 21 or jordyn@wahc-museum.ca

WAHC would also like to acknowledge the support of the City of Hamilton Anti-Racism Committee and Stylo Starr for creating the event poster.

 

51 Stuart Street, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8L 1B5       905.522.3003       Public Hours: Wed to SAT > 10am—4pm