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Urban Bush Women’s Legacy + Lineage + Liberation
African Dance and Activism – Dance Concert
In honor of Urban Bush Women’s vibrant history of thirty-eight years and counting, Legacy + Lineage + Liberation celebrates the power of Women(+) in an evening of classic works that transcend genres and amplify the voices of Women(+) of color.
These iconic works by UBW Founder Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and a new work by Co-Artistic Directors Chanon Judson and Samantha Mame Diarra Speis give multiple dimensions of life that resonate in this time of reflection around equity and justice, and that lift up Black lives in inspiring ways. Works include but are not limited to: Give Your Hands to Struggle; Women’s Resistance; I Don’t Know but I Been Told…if You Keep on Dancin’ You Never Grow Old; and Haint Blu.