Travis Ray traces Black and Latinx theater

To Travis Ray, Associate Managing Director of Sarasota’s West Coast Black Theatre Troupe, theater is everything. Ray, who presented a brief summary of the history, present and future of Black theater during his “Black/Latinx Theatre: Where Can It Take Us? and Will You Embrace It?”…

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The Activist Newsletter (2/20-2/27)
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The Activist Newsletter (2/20-2/27)

Throughout this week (2/20 - 2/27), activists have the opportunity to participate in public meetings, panel discussions and film festivals. Read on if you want to get involved in the community regarding political polling and race relations.   Wed., Feb. 20, Understanding the Art and…

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4th Annual Black History Month Open Mic hosts Hood Profet
As he writes about pain and loss he has experienced and the tools he used to navigate it, he hopes “if folks are going through the same thing, here are the tools that you could possibly take with you to help shape space,” he said.

4th Annual Black History Month Open Mic hosts Hood Profet

As he writes about pain and loss he has experienced and the tools he used to navigate it, he hopes “if folks are going through the same thing, here are the tools that you could possibly take with you to help shape space,” he said.…

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‘Exploring the African Diaspora’ for this year’s Black History Month
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‘Exploring the African Diaspora’ for this year’s Black History Month

“We were interested in giving us more of a worldview of Blackness, rather than, [our usual] focus on America for Black History Month,” thesis student and Black History Month (BHM) committee member Andre Ayers said. “The African Diaspora is a global phenomena. We decided that…

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Concert Sur La Bay shows off unique beats

Michala Head/Catalyst On the first Saturday evening of Black History Month, folks gathered by the New College Bayfront to listen to music from numerous bands including Taller de Bomba Balancé, Enso-Stranger, SDotBraddy and Guisando Caliente Afro-Latin/Cuban Jazz Quintet. Taller de Bomba Balancé was the first…

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Taller de Bomba Balancé sways students

photo courtesy of Liz LebronThis group photo taken after the Bomba workshop in the Music Room. The Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba Dance Workshop kicked off this year’s Black History Month programming on Feb. 1 in the music room of College Hall. Students, professors and community members…

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