“Painting The Streets” Book Talk [POSTPONED]

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“Painting The Streets” Book Talk [POSTPONED]

August 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Free

Painting the Streets: Oakland Uprising in the Time of Rebellion expresses solidarity with the national and international protests against the police brutality/murder of Black people and systemic-institutional racism in the US with Oakland murals as a local reflection of this historic moment.

This oversized art book will impress this through an introduction by Alicia Garza; essays by Robin D. G, Kelley, Mizan Alkebulan and the Black Cultural Zone team, Greg Morozumi and Leslie Lopez, and Cat Brooks; an interview with Emory Douglas by Tongo Eisen-Martin, mural art (full list of participating artists coming soon!), photos by myriad photographers (including JJ Harris and Rohan DaCosta), and poetry expressing self-determination and the continuum of the Black liberation struggle by Umar Bin Hassan, from The Last Poets, Tureeda Mikell, Ayodele Nzinga (Oakland’s first Poet Laureate), James Cagney, Tongo Eisen-Martin, Arnoldo Garcia, Sizwe, Miasha Quint, Nia McAllister, and Amiri Baraka.

PURCHASE THE BOOK.

All proceeds from the book will go into a separate bank account overseen by 5 community members and proceeds will go toward visual arts programs in Oakland flatlands’ schools.

Black Lives Matter! Black Power Matters!

 

Information about event speakers and artists to come.

Details

Date:
August 6
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Oakland Asian Cultural Center
388 9th St. #290
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
Phone:
5106370455
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Organizers

Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Bandung Books