Afropunks & Blerds: The Black Nerd Renaissance

Afropunks & Blerds: The Black Nerd Renaissance

October 06, 2016, 7:45 PM - 8:45 PM

Room 1A18

Language:
English

Throughout pop culture, Black voices are making themselves heard in a variety of mediums, defying the stereotypes of what it means to be Black. With a line-up of Panelists that includes comic writers David F. Walker (Marvel’s Power Man and Iron Fist), Eisner-winning scholar Dr. Sheena Howard (Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation), Grammy-winning musicians Vernon Reid and Corey Glover (Living Colour) and more, this Panel explores the intersections of racial identity and creative expression during a crucial time in American history.

Contributors

  • John Jennings

    Speaker

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  • Dr. Sheena Howard

    Speaker

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  • David F. Walker

    Speaker

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  • Corey Glover

    Speaker

    TBD

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  • Vernon Reid

    Speaker

    TBD

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  • Karama Horne

    Speaker

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Categories

  1. Category
    Diversity
    • People of Color
    Media
  2. Type of Event
    Panels, Screenings & Special Events
  3. Venue Javits Center
  4. Cost 0

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