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Images of Justice and Power
May 22, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pmFree
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Three artists explore the representation of social justice activism and empowerment through photography and art, documenting the changing face of the social justice landscape and celebrating the success of a movement. With MALAIKA ADERO, ST. CLAIR DETRICK-JULES, and ROBERT SHETTERLY. Hosted by RODNEY DAWSON. **The ICRCM requires all guests to wear face coverings. View policy under “Museum Protocols”.** 4/5/22
MALAIKA ADERO, author of Vice President Kamala Harris: Her Path to the Whitehouse, A Black Woman Did That: 43 Groundbreaking, Bar-raising, World-Changing Women, and Up South, is a writer, editor, literary agent, and owner of Adero’s Literary Tribe, LLC, a book development company. She lives in New York City and Atlanta.
ST. CLAIR DETRICK-JULES, author of My Beautiful Black Hair: 101 Natural Hair Stories from the Sisterhood, is an award-winning filmmaker, photographer, and Brown University graduate. She captures personal stories and intimate moments centering Black liberation, immigrant justice, and women’s rights. An Afro-Caribbean artist who remains rooted in her community, St. Clair grounds her work in radical love, joy and the knowledge that a more just world is possible. Her work has been featured in Allure Magazine, The Washington Post, Washingtonian Magazine, Byrdie, and BuzzFeed News, among others.
ROBERT SHETTERLY is a self-taught artist living on the coast of Maine. Until 9-11 he was primarily a surrealist painter and printmaker. However, deeply distressed about the propaganda leading up to the Iraq War in 2003, he began a series of portraits he calls Americans Who Tell the Truth. There are now approximately 260 of them. They travel to schools , colleges, museums, libraries and churches all over this country teaching the necessity of courageous citizenship to close the gap between our ideals and our actions.
RODNEY DAWSON is the Curator of Education for the Greensboro History Museum. He is an Army veteran, former on-air radio personality, and former Crisis Prevention Intervention instructor. He received his Ed.S (Education Specialist) degree from Liberty University. He is responsible for a variety of the Museum’s virtual experiences, including the Juneteenth celebration and a forthcoming Holocaust program.