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10 Jun 2012

Scenes from Celebration of Black Writing at Art Sanctuary

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June 10, 2012 Category: Local Posted by:

ABOVE PHOTO: Deborah Gregory, Art Sanctuary founder Lorene Cary, supermodel Beverly Johnson and family, at Art Sanctuary’s Celebration of Black Writing Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony.

(Photo: Kiarra Solomon)


Art Sanctuary wrapped up their Annual Celebration of Black Writing last weekend. The two-week celebration, which began May 21st, included daily workshops, panel discussions and other opportunities to celebrate the art of Black writing.


PHOTO: Journalist Penny Wrenn and Issa Rae, creator of the webisode hit, “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl”

(Photo: Kiarra Solomon)


The celebration wrapped up on Saturday June 2nd with a street festival at the 13th and Cecil B. Moore Ave. This day-long event included workshops and storytelling for children, cooking demonstrations, dance and street drumming lesson, vendors and performances.

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