SANKOFA | African American Master Artists in Residence Program 2016

"Stop and Frisk" Play, Panel and Dialogue: Saturday, March 5, 6-9 PM

Exhibition Dates:

February 1-May 6, 2016

Event Info:

Our Place Theatre will perform a scene from Robert Johnson's play Stop and Frisk, followed by a dialogue with actresses Valerie Lee and Karimah Williams, and civil rights activists Askia Touré, Yvette Modestin and Karlene Griffith Sekou.


AAMARP Gallery
76 Atherton Street
Jamaica Plain, MA
(2 blocks from Stonybrook Station
Orange Line T)

Gallery hours: by appointment
Call: 617-373-3329


Gloretta Baynes
Chair, African American Master Artist in Residence Program (AAMARP)
an adjunct of the Department of African American Studies
Northeastern University

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In honor of the United Nation's Decade of People of African Descent, SANKOFA features selected works, performing arts and dialogue that embodies the history and culture of the African Diaspora and fosters social and environmental justice through the transformative power of art.

Featured Artists:

Gloretta Baynes
Jeff Chandler
Marlon Forrester
L'Merchie Frazier
Ricardo Gomez
Reginald Jackson
Shea Justice
Kofi Kayiga
Khalid Kodi
Bryan McFarlane
Hakim Raquib
Susan Thompson
Don West