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.

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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.

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Halifu Osumare, Carol Marie Webster, Jawole Zollar

 

 

Published by: Dream Without Borders

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

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