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Actress Gwendolyn Foxworth as Zora Neale Hurston at Amistad’s 50th Anniversary celebration

Amistad has good news for everyone who has enjoyed our programming. Our Conversations in Color series, 50th Anniversary performance, and more are now available for streaming online. Whether you were unable to make it to hear Charles Blow speak or have been wishing you could re-watch Deacon John’s one-time-only musical performance based on our collections, stop by Amistad’s Vimeo page and spend some time browsing. Be sure to keep an eye out as we continue to update the page with new content, including some memorable events from years past.

ARC Executive Director Dr. Kara Tucina Olidge and Charles Blow at Conversations in Color

Highlight moments include a theatrical reading of Zora Neale Hurston’s personal letter to Countee Cullen from the archives, the presentation of an honorary Tulane degree to Sybil Morial (with a special message from Andrew Young), and analysis of Beyonce’s “Formation” from 2015 Lambda Literary Best Lesbian Fiction award winner Alexis De Veaux and trans-advocate and MSNBC Talk Show Host Janet Mock.

Janet Mock and Alexis De Veaux

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Harlem Renaissance era dancers at Amistad’s 50th Anniversary celebration

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