Combahee River Collective Mixtape: Black Feminist Sonic Dissent Then and Now

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Combahee River Collective Mixtape: Black Feminist Sonic Dissent Then and Now

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1863: Harriet Tubman liberates 750 slaves in a raid at the Combahee River in South Carolina
1973: A group of black lesbian feminists adopt the name for their Boston-based organization
1977: They release the Combahee River Collective Statement, a four-part document that becomes a pioneering text in black feminism
2017-18: The Combahee River Collective Mixtape, a multimedia presentation that incorporates artists from Beyonce and Solange to Nina Simone to visual artists like Carrie Mae Seems and the LA Rebellion filmmakers. This 40th anniversary commemorative event was organized by Daphne Brooks, Kara Keeling, and Jacqueline Stewart for the 2017 Museum of Pop Culture conference in Seattle, and now comes to Brown.

 

March 02 2018

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Date: March 2, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cost: Free
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Pembroke Hall #305

172 Meeting Street
Providence, RI 02912 United States

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