Students in the Department of Africana Studies perform African and African American arts as part of their course work or as cultural celebration. In  Winter 2011 they presented the Black Arts Movement at the Riley Alternative/Adult Education Center, Beecher Community School District.  Ther performances included poetry, music, and dramatic shows based on the works of the Black Arts Movement artists. 

 

WINTER 2011

THE BLACK ARTS MOVEMENT: A CULTURAL CELEBRATION

Black Arts:             Ismaeel Dhul-Qarnayn

Poem 1:                Vaughn Davis
Poem 2:                Amber Cochran
Solo:                     Bernita Caruthers
Poem 3:                Mario Johnson

Angela Davis:         Alexis Washington

Poem 4:                Aiisha Brown
Poem 5:                Kenn Hopkins
Huey Newton:         Vaughn Davis
Poem 6:                Amber Cochran
Amiri Baraka:         Mario Johnson III
Poem 7:                Vaughn Davis

Poem 8:                Kenn Hopkins
Black History:         Steven Durette

Vocals:                  Vivian Lockett

 

Performers

Kenn Hopkins
 
Chaynika Naveen
 
Jodie Black
 
Vaughn Davis
 
Vivian Lockette