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Welcome to the 19th annual Allied Media Conference!

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Sunday, June 18 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
The Free Black Women's Library

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The Free Black Women's Library is an interactive mobile library that features a collection of 650 books written by Black women, as well as readings, film screenings, performance, visual art, writing circles, and critical conversation. The library centers the brilliance and imagination of Black women while nurturing space for creativity and connection. In this session we will explore themes in Black women's literature and examine how they provide a platform for healing and liberation. We will examine the power of books as portals towards self discovery and radical thinking.

Presenters
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olaronke akinmowo

Creator + Director, The Free Black Women's Library
olaronke akinmowo is an interdisciplinary artist, set decorator, yoga teacher, cultural worker, and mom from Brooklyn, New York. She is also the Creator & Director of The Free Black Women's Library, a public art project that centers and celebrates the voices of Black women in literature... Read More →


Sunday June 18, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
State Hall: Room 137

Attendees (85)