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Black Documents: Exhibition & Conference

Black Documents will explore presentations of black identity in literature, media, and photography.

Black Documents: Exhibition & Conference

Black Documents will explore presentations of black identity in literature, media, and photography.

$7,373
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Last updated December 4, 2017
 

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    Black Documents Music & Reading List

    Enjoy book and music recommendations inspired by the work and life of Jamel Shabazz. Discover early influences that fueled his endless quest to support and document his community. The 20 digital recommendations include music from the soulful to the conscious, Marvin Gaye to Gil Scott-Heron; The Autobiography of Malcolm X to Leonard Freed’s Black in White America.

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    Mosaic Magazine Acknowledgement

    Feature your name in the conference acknowledgements listed in a future issues of Mosaic.

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    Black Documents Tote Bag

    Bold and the beautiful, the official “Black Documents” tote serves as testament to your support as well as a commitment to African diasporic identity and pride.

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    Black Documents Catalogue

    This limited edition serves as testament to the narrative arc photographers, poets, and thinkers are engaged in as it relates to the exploration of Black and Latinx lives, and how the presentation of positive imagery, both photographic and literary, erodes negative discourse and supports constitutional claims that all people are equal. 72 pages.

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    Mosaic Subscription

    Enjoy six new issues of Mosaic --a leading independent literary magazine focused on the African Diaspora. Mosaic features author interviews, book reviews, creative writing, essays, and literary lesson plans.

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    Black Documents Catalogue & Tote Bag

    Bold and the beautiful, the official “Black Documents” tote serves as testament to your event support as well as a commitment to African diasporic identity and pride. It's the perfect size to carry your limited-edition exhibition catalogue that features images, poetry, interviews, and more.

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    Mosaic Subscription & Lesson Plan Packet

    As Black lives continue to spiral, Mosaic has increased its dedication to provide educators with ways to engage young minds. These four lesson plans, focused on accessing social engagement, will assist with acquiring knowledge about the movement, educating students, and help build community discourse. Topics: James Baldwin, Black LIves Matter, Kalief Browder, and Audre Lorde.

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    Black Documents Exhibition Poster

    This collector's item will extend your connection to the Black Documents exhibition long after it has closed. It's a great way to display the photography of Jamel Shabazz and support the exhibition and conference.

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    Jamel Shabazz Signed Print

    Black Documents: Jamel Shabazz will be one of the most comprehensive solo exhibition of the photographer's expansive 35-year career.

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    Black Documents: Freedom Print

    Prints by Black Documents: Freedom exhibition photographers Laylah Amatullah Barrayn, Lola Flash, Danny Ramon Peralta, Edwin Torres, and Michael Young. These photographers are committed to documenting their culture and expanding notions of “community.”

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    Writer-Friends of Mosaic Signed copies

    Over its 20-year history, Mosaic has featured a variety of creative voices. This selection represents a literary vernacular that encompasses identity, love, history and more.

    Starting with Bernice McFadden in the summer 2000 issue through the most recent interview with Nicole Sealy these voices help give identity to our Africanness.
    + Tayari Jones's "An American Marriage" - NEW
    + Nicole Sealy’s "Ordinary Beast" - NEW
    + Nicole Dennis Benn’s "Here Comes the Sun"
    + Chinelo Okparanta’s "Under the Udala Tree"
    + Bernice McFadden’s "The Book of Harlan"

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    Jamel Shabazz Pack

    The foremost street photographer of his generation, Jamel Shabazz continues to walk the streets of Brooklyn and the world documenting the global diaspora. "Pieces of a Man: Photography of Jamel Shabazz: 1980-2015," edited by Shabazz, is the most comprehensive collection of the photographer's work.

    "Pieces of a Man: Photography of Jamel Shabazz: 1980-2015" is a hard cover, coffee table book, full color, 330 pages. Published by Artvoices Art Books, September 2016.

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    Black Documents Signed Prints Package

    This unique collection of prints from all six award-winning photographers will make an amazing complement to any art collection. Prints from Jamel Shabazz, Laylah Amatullah Barrayn, Lola Flash, Danny Ramon Peralta, Edwin Torres, and Michael Young.

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    Black Documents Catalogue - Signed

    This limited edition catalogue features photographs by Jamel Shabazz, Laylah Amatullah Barrayn, Lola Flash, Danny Ramon Peralta, Edwin Torres, and Michael Young; poems by Alan King, Cheryl Boyce-Taylor, Nicole Sealy, and Clint Smith; and essays by curator Laura James, visual artist Adama Delphine Fawundu, and event organizer Ron Kavanaugh.

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    Mosaic Full-page Color Ad

    Present your product to an audience of educators, readers, and book lovers. This is the ideal level for companies focused on books, reading, and education. Ad size: 8.5 X 11" National distribution, primarily through Barnes & Noble. Print run: 800

    Includes print ad in Mosaic lesson plans, which is printed independent of the magazine; and a digital ad in our semi-monthly enewsletter.

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