Event Photo Triple Consciousness: Beyond Binaries & Boxes

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Sat, nov 15 | 2 pm

Deconstructing and Re-envisioning Black Feminism(s)

Co-presented by MAPP International Productions and Brooklyn Museum; curated by Ebony Noelle Golden.

Brooklyn Museum, Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Tickets available in person only on day of event.
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11238

Triple Consciousness: Beyond Binaries & Boxes

Derived from W.E.B. Dubois’s concept of “Double Consciousness”, “Triple Consciousness” speaks more acutely to the experience of black women as both black and American and also female. Through a series of three public dialogs, Triple Consciousness delves into and looks beyond the current representations of Black female identity in mainstream media and culture. Each conversation features a different theme to explore black women on “stage” and in pop-culture, and to reframe black feminism(s) in the 21st Century. Formats and discussants vary for a dynamic conversation with audience participation.
             
This forum, moderated by the series curator Ebony Noelle Golden, asks participants to reframe and envision a 21st Century practice of Black Feminism(s) based in creativity, abundance and collective liberation.  Participants include Tanya Fields, activist for food justice and economic development; Florence Noel, Northeast Director of Girls Who Code; Jamiliah Lemieux, Journalist and Editor of Ebony.com; and Aiesha Turman, Executive Director of Black Girl Project.

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