Black Life


Experience the vitality and range of cultural production in the African diaspora through this multidisciplinary event series.

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  • June Jordan

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Past Events

  • Friday, April 12, 4 PM

    Black Life Celebrates June Jordan’s Poetry for the People

    Black Life proudly celebrates writer, poet, and activist June Jordan and Poetry for the People, the arts and activism program Jordan founded in 1991 at UC Berkeley. This special celebration includes readings of Jordan’s writing selected by Black Life curator ruth gebreyesus, as well as a poetry workshop in collaboration with Jasmine Flowers.

  • Saturday, February 3, 1 PM

    Black Life: Jasmine Nyende: Returns Saturn

    Black Life is honored to present Jasmine Nyende’s explorations of Saturn, the most magnetic planet in our solar system, through a risograph collage workshop that encourages attendees to spin their own mythology of the ring-adorned celestial body.