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doors open at 6pm
academia to begin at 6:30pm
delicious spread generously put together with love by holistic chef and herbalist Camilla
closing guitar meditation by Garfield Bright of Twiin Towers
opening dj set and karaoke therapy by pastelShade @txturedecstatic 🏾
1611 S Hope Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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NAVEL’s main entrance is not wheelchair accessible, but our Hope Street entrance is. To access the elevator, please reply and we will be sure to accommodate you upon your arrival.
ACADEMIA PRESENTED by black femme internet wizards and forward thinkers :
Ruth Gebreyesus - Ruth is a freelance writer and producer based in the Bay Area. She will present her academia on memes and their movement in black digital galaxies, on memes created by young black folks, their subversive power. Check out her show Link In Bio.
Kandis Williams - Visual artist, educator and owner of Cassandra Press will present her reader on the Mammy, Jezebel and Sapphire. Please look into her incredible readers on #BlackTwitter, #misogynoir and beyond.
Mandy Harris Williams - internet educator, artist, cyber critic, and pioneer of revolutionary hashtag #brownupyourfeed - please listen to #BROWNUPYOURFEED on NTS RADIO!
additional featured conversationalists :
Alima Lee - artist, director, forward thought, dj, curator and co-founder of Akashik Records // @alima_lee
Whitney Gibson - artist, set sister master manicurist, 1/2 of sex positive show Whits and Giggles on NTS // @whitneygibson
Maceo Paisley - artist, founder, author, dancer, founder of Nous Tous Gallery, Citizens of Culture. Please check out his latest book Tao Of Maceo // @maceopaisley
Def Sound - musician, poet, artist, founder of #nooneisillegal // @def.sound
Senay Kenfe - the low key mayor of Long Beach and community leader, photographer, activist, artist, selector of the Quiet Storm on NTS // @senaykenfe
Xavier Reed - father, husband, middle school principal, seeks equity for all // @xreed32
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