The Black Woman is God

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Contributing artists Tarika Lewis, Karen Seneferu, Malik Seneferu, Sydney “Sage” Cain and Ajuan Mance present artwork which explore the divinity of Blackness, and the centrality of the Black Woman within that cosmology. African is the cradle of civilization and as such the Black woman’s mitochondria has in its DNA all of humanity. What does it mean to be the mother of mankind and yet be abused, neglected and dehumanized? What does it mean for Black artists to affirm the Black Woman as the mother of humanity? These become political elements within the discussion that the artists take on and hopefully the viewers will too

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Upcoming Events

Black History Month Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, February 25, 2017, 8:00 am
Bayview, Bayview General Floor Area
African Musical Instrument Workshop
Saturday, February 25, 2017, 10:00 am
North Beach, North Beach Meeting Room
Jazz Performance by Six Roses
Saturday, February 25, 2017, 1:30 pm
Portola, Portola Meeting Room

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Upcoming Classes

Discover Women’s Lives and Experiences through Ancestry
Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 6:00 pm
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
Chair Yoga with Bascia Lassus
Thursday, March 9, 2017, 1:00 pm
Richmond, Richmond Meeting Room
Chair Yoga with Bascia Lassus
Thursday, March 23, 2017, 1:00 pm
Richmond, Richmond Meeting Room

Current Exhibits

Celebrating the diverse and beautiful world of Ashley Bryan
Through Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space
Envisioning the Classics with Color
Through Thursday, March 2, 2017
Main Library, African American Center
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