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April 17, 2018 | 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Category: Other
Location: UGL - Bernath Auditorium
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Staff

A true icon, Emory Douglas served as the Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, creating the artwork that became a symbol of the movement. Over the course of his career, Douglas has cemented himself as a prolific artist and activist.

 The internationally renowned Black Panther Party artist will be in Detroit for a series of public events and conversations. Events include two public lectures and a creative activity for children, all free and open to the public. A ticketed fundraising event will include a screening of the short film Emory Douglas: The Art of the Black Panthers followed by the feature documentary The Eyes of the Rainbow with a discussion and reception to follow. All proceeds will go to the Emory Douglas Youth and Family Art Program (EDAP).

For more information about this event, please contact Siobhan Gregory at 248-259-1362 or Siobhan.gregory@wayne.edu.