Opening Celebration of United Black World Month Featuring LaTosha Brown

Feb 3, 2021, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cost: 
Free
Location: 
Zoom

The Student Life Multicultural Center, along with the United Black World Month Planning Committee, presents the Opening Celebration for United Black World Month. This year’s programs for United Black World Month will celebrate the theme of Black Lives: Narratives of Activism Around the World. The opening celebration of United Black world month will feature culturally conscious artistic expression from the Maroon Arts group and political activist, LaTosha Brown.

The Maroon Arts Group (MAG) is a collective of creatives who have galvanized to develop and provide a platform for conscious art centered around the preservation and promotion of cultures of African descent. For more information about the Maroon Arts Group and how to get involved please visit maroonartsgroup.com. You can also follow the Maroon Arts Group on Facebook and Instagram.

LaTosha Brown is a cofounder of the Black Voters Matter Fund, and has played an active role most recently in the 2020 election. Commonly known as the "Black Renaissance woman," LaTosha Brown has been nationally recognized as a political organizer, community and political activist, and philanthropist. Her expertise has brought her to be featured on several news sites such as CNN, HBO, MSNBC and Fox. Find more information about LaTosha Brown online.

Sponsored by the Student Life Multicultural Center, Student Life Social Change, The Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Frank W. Hale, Jr. Black Cultural Center and The Department of African and African American Studies.