Black Feminist – Just Films Series (February)

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1. Watch the film for free on your own. Film screening link here: https://www.wmm.com/.../black-feminist-watch-page.../ Password: HNEDWATCH21 2. Join us for a zoom panel discussion. Zoom link will be sent to registrants. BLACK FEMINIST explores the double-edged sword of racial and gender oppression that Black Women face in America. Pane discussion features: Zanah Thirus, co-director Maiya Sinclair, co-director Sharon R. Higginbothan, Ph.D. Adjunct Professor, Womanist and Feminist Theology Chatham University Visiting Scholar, Woman's and Gender Studies

Conversations Series: Jon Prince

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This event is pre-recorded and will continue to be available after the premier. Typically, after we lose survivors, it is their direct descendants–such as those in our Generations Speaker Series–who carry on their legacy. But local businessman Jon Prince is not a typical Generations speaker. His relationship with Holocaust survivor Helen Bayer was forged a few years ago from a chance meeting in a parking lot, blossoming into a close friendship that lasted until her passing in late 2020. Jon and Helen’s friendship encompasses the Elie Wiesel statement, “Whoever listens to a witness, becomes a witness.” In this conversation, Jon…

I, Too, Am America: The Music of William Grant Still and Florence Price

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Join us for a free concert exploring the music of William Grant Still and Florence Price, featuring Pittsburgh Opera Head of Music Glenn Lewis, piano and Yazid Gray, baritone. William Grant Still is often referred to as the Dean of African American composers. Florence Price was the first African American woman to have one of her compositions played by a major orchestra, when the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performed her first symphony in 1933. Our hope is that their works achieve a greater frequency of performance and that they can take their rightful place alongside more famous American composers like Aaron…