Madison African American Artists Who Created UMOJA Covers

Goodman South Madison Library

This event will feature remarks from five artists who will be present: Jerry Butler, Jerry Jordan, Linda Mathis Rose, Henry Hawkins and Freida High Tesfagiorgis.  They will share their art, its connections to African American history and culture, and their partnership with UMOJA.  The event will feature a performance of Lift Every Voice by Pam Soward and a short movie about the history of UMOJA and its founder, Ms. Milele Chikasa Anana.  A dinner reception will feature African American food from local African American caterer, Ruthie’s Chili Spot.  In celebration of Black History Month, an exhibit of UMOJA’s beautifully decorated cover art is on display at the Goodman South Madison Library through February.

Celebrate Black History Month at Madison Public Library. Arts displays. Children's stories. Books. Films. Discussions. Author visits.
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