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Black Feminist Futures Series: Planting for the Future

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The Schomburg Center's Black Feminist Futures series features programs highlighting the relationship between Afrofuturism & Black feminism.

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Join us for Planting for the Future, a conversation on Black women’s participation in Afrofuturism through literature, film, art, fashion, and community organizing. The program features Dr. Andrea Hairston (author of Master of Poisons), Sheree Renee Thomas (author of Nine Bar Blues), Tananarive Due (author of The Between: A Novel), and Tanaya Denise Fields (founder of Black Feminist Project & Black Joy Farm, and author of "Dirty Business: The Messy Affair of Rejecting Shame" in the book You Are Your Best Thing).

Black Feminist Futures Series

The Black Feminist Futures Series features programs highlighting the powerful and long-standing relationship between Afrofuturism and Black feminism in genres ranging from literature, film, art, fashion, and community organizing. Our programs include Dr. Kinitra Brooks, Sheree Renee Thomas, Tananarive Due, Andrea Hairston, Dacia Polk, Tanya Fields, Dr. Lawana Richmond, and many more! The series is presented by the Schomburg Center's 10th Annual Black Comic Book Festival.

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Black Woman and Theories of the Future | Saturday, February 19 at 12:30 - 2:00

Planting for the Future | Wednesday, March 9 at 12:30 - 2:00

Black Women Organizing for the Future | Thursday, March 24 at 12:30 - 2:00

VIRTUAL PROGRAM | This program will be streamed on Zoom. You must register with your email address in order to receive the link to participate. Please check your email shortly before the discussion to receive the link.

PRESS | Please send all press inquiries (photo, video, interviews, audio-recording, etc) at least 24-hours before the day of the program to Leah Drayton at leahdrayton@nypl.org.

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Founded in 1925 and named a National Historic Landmark in 2017, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is one of the world's leading cultural institutions devoted to the research, preservation, and exhibition of materials focused on African American, African Diaspora, and African experiences. From the original 10,000 items provided by Arturo Alfonso Schomburg to the over 10 million items in the collection today, the Schomburg Center features diverse progamming and lifelong education and exploration that illuminate the richness of global black history, arts and culture.

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