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Aimé Césaire Centennial: A Season in the Congo

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)

Aimé Césaire Centennial: A Season in the Congo

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Join us for a special performance and discussion of Aime Cesaire's A SEASON IN THE CONGO  directed by A. Rico Speight. This play recounts the tragic death of Patrice Lumumba, the first prime minister of the Congo Republic and an African nationalist hero. A Season in the Congo follows Lumumba’s efforts to free the Congolese from Belgian rule and the political struggles that led to his assassination in 1961. 

Presented in conjunction with the Martinique Promotion Bureau.  

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Blvd
New York, NY 10030

Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)


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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research unit of The New York Public Library, is one of the world's leading research facilities devoted to the preservation of materials on the global African and African diasporan experiences. A focal point of Harlem's cultural life, the Center sponsors programs and events that illuminate and illustrate the richness of black history and culture.



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