Dancing in Blackness, A Memoir with Jawole Zollar

Halifu Osumare’s Dancing in Blackness, A Memoir NYC Book tour came to a close on May 21, 2018 at Greenlight Books.  Halifu Osumare was in conversation with Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Founder and Chief Visionary of  Urban Bush Women.

Jawole Zollar listens as Halifu Osumare read from Dancing in Blackness, A Memoir

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Osumare and Zollar engaged in lively critical discussion about the role of dance in resistance and the transformation in social justice work.

Halifu Osumare, Carol Marie Webster, Jawole Zollar



Published by: Dream Without Borders

Artist| Scientist| Creative Entrepreneur| Activist: working at intersections of arts, health, healing, and activism, my practice focuses on the performance and performative articulations of vulnerable bodies, exploring and examining expressions of identity and belonging. I hold particular interest in the lives and aspirations of the African Diaspora/Black Atlantic in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Categories Black History and Me, Dancing in Blackness, a Memoir