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Talks at the Schomburg: Multiple Black Realities: Akwaeke Emezi + ruby onyi...

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

515 Malcolm X Boulevard

New York, NY 10037

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Join writer and video artist Akwaeke Emezi and visual artist ruby onyinyechi amanze for a talk on multiple and blurred Black realities—aliens, ogbanje, and alternate selves. The panelists will discuss the visual art created by amanze as inflected interpretations of Emezi’s text, Freshwater. Book signing will follow.

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Events are free and open to all, but due to space constraints registration is requested. We generally overbook to ensure a full house. Registered guests are given priority check-in 15 to 30 minutes before start time. After the event starts all registered seats are released regardless of registration, so we recommend that you arrive early.

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Please note that holding seats in the Langston Hughes Auditorium is strictly prohibited and there is no food or drinks allowed anywhere in the Schomburg Center.

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Programs are photographed and recorded by the Schomburg Center. Attending this event indicates your consent to being filmed/photographed and your consent to the use of your recorded image for any all purposes of the New York Public Library.

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Please send all press inquiries (photo, video, interviews, audio-recording, etc) at least 24-hours before the day of the program to Ayofemi Kirby at ayofemikirby@nypl.org.

Please note that professional photography and video recordings are prohibited without expressed consent.

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