In 1948, James Baldwin moved to France in search of the space to develop as a cultural thinker and writer that evaded him in this country. The contributions he made fighting for civil rights, justice and Black cultural radicalism-in addition to those of Maya Angelou, Malcolm X, Nina Simone, Stuart Hall and many others–inspired us to launch a year-long inquiry and cultural think tank entitled The Fire Next Time: A Call and Response (#TFNTOakland)
Be here as we kick off this project on Saturday September 22 from 1-5pm BONJOUR: A Day Party + Fundraiser for Art and Resistance.
BONJOUR is an afternoon of art, music, food and live performances featuring a lively conversation on Oakland’s legacy of art and resistance featuring Cat Brooks- theatre artists and Oakland Mayoral Candidate alongside Greg Morozumi, curator, archivist, historian and co-director of East Side Arts Alliance and music for the movement by The Futurelics.
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