A Creative Workshop for Healing Facilitated by Radiah Harper at Health and Wellness LLC

Virtual Event

Capped at 25 participants. Radiah is an artist and spiritual activist who engages the imagination and asks a person to discover and cultivate their inner resources through thoughts, feelings, and actions. Using creativity and intuition to activate our inner compass we move towards a future we would want to manifest. Radiah has served in a leadership Read More >

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Film Introduction and Screening of Black Girl (1966), Directed by Ousmane Sembène

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Length: 80 min A Senegalese woman named Diouana migrates to France to work as a maid for a rich white French couple with the expectation of improving her economic prospects, but instead is treated like a slave. This film was Senegalese director Ousame Sembène’s first full-length film. Dr. Wendy Sutherland, Associate Professor of German, Black Read More >

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Film Introduction and Screening of Sembène! (2015), Dir. & Writ by Samba Gadjigo & Jason Silverman

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Length: 89 min A Senegalese woman named Diouana migrates to France to work as a maid for a rich white French couple with the expectation of improving her economic prospects, but instead is treated like a slave. This film was Senegalese director Ousame Sembène’s first full-length film. Dr. Wendy Sutherland, Associate Professor of German, Black Read More >

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Discussion with Samba Gadjigo on: Black Girl (1966) & Sembène! (2015)

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Samba Gadjigo is a Professor of French at Mount Holyoke College. He was the recipient of the Mount Holyoke Faculty Award for Scholarship in 2016. His publications on francophone Africa include: Ousmane Sembène: Dialogue with Critics and Writers, Ousmane Sembène: Une conscience africaine, Ousmane Sembène: The Making of a Militant Artist. He also directed the documentary film, The Making of Read More >

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“Black Soul-Health and Spiritual Self-Care Through Racial Trauma” A workshop with Rev. Carla Christopher

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You are invited into an interactive gathering space to clear heart and mind as we transition from the rich learning space of Black History Month into the wider world of ongoing activism and survival. We will practice several types of centering prayer and grounding meditation inspired by various African traditions. We will name and build Read More >

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