Today on the Tuesday 8:00 Buzz with Tara Wilhelmi and 1neofmani (Breyon Sommerville): president of MATC’s Black Women Affinity Group, Chevon Bowen joins us to talk about “Protecting the Black Woman,” BWAG’s latest exhibit in honor of the late Dzigbodi Akyea at Madison College’s Truax Gallery on Wright Street; in the second half, legendary Madison artist, activist, and defender of Black girlhood, Lilada Gee joins us to talk about her new children’s books, Black art in Madison, and her work to open up Madison’s potential for Black girls, women, and artists.
More on Protecting the Black Woman, hours and directions: https://madisoncollege.edu/student-experience/event-calendar/black-womens-affinity-group-presents-protecting-black-woman
More about Lilada and her work at https://lilada.org/ and the Defending Black Girlhood Podcast: https://lilada.org/defending-black-girlhood-podcast/
Find Lilada’s “I Am” books at a local Madison bookstore or worldwide on Amazon.
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Art by Lilada Gee