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"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more when it is in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

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ONLINE—Performance & Discussion: White Nights, Black Paradise

August 29, 2020 @ 12:00 pm2:30 pm

Image courtesy of Sikivu Hutchinson. Pictured: Breeanna Judy, Cydney W. Davis, Erin Aubry Kaplan, Darnell Rhea, Elise Robertson, Charlotte Williams, Elvinet Piard and Scott St. Patrick Williams. ONLINE PERFORMANCE—Join the Museum of the African Diaspora on August 29, 2020 at 12:00pm for a virtual performance and community discussion on the African American Legacy of Peoples Temple and Jonestown 1978. Join playwright Sikivu Hutchinson, and co-presenters Wanda Sabir and Dr. James L. Taylor on Zoom to examine this little known legacy. Featuring: Cydney W. Davis, Breeanna Judy, Erin Aubry Kaplan, Philip McNair, Cheri Miller, Scott St. Patrick, Elvinet Piard, Darrell Philip, Elise Robertson, Charlotte Williams, JC Cadena, Ella Turenne, and Selene Whittington August 29, 2020, 12:00-2:30 pm PT Platform: ZOOM. To register, visit this link. Tickets are on a sliding scale, $0-$100.  This program is supported by California Humanities through a Humanities for All Project Grant.