1st Black Artists Showcase 2021
Join a number of local Black Artists for a showcase featuring their amazing talents in a virtual Black Artist Showcase. This event will take place on on Zoom – the link and passcode TBA 30 mins before event – visit the facebook event for the link. This event is free, with a suggested donation of $5. Artist donations are also encouraged via the platforms below.
This event will feature the following artists:
Originally from Chicago, Kiah Morris lives in Vermont where she served in the general assembly as a State Representative from 2014-2016 and 2016-2018. She is the first African-American and person of color elected from Bennington County and the second African-American woman to be elected to the legislature in Vermont history. She is an award-winning, in-demand trainer, speaker and presenter. She provides consultative services, workshops and presentations on issues of diversity, equity and leadership for organizations across the globe. Kiah also holds an accomplished artistic career as an actress of stage, film and television, spoken word performance, as a singer, dancer, and arts manager. As an arts advocate with a passion for community-based art, she has produced numerous special events, concerts and art exhibits during her career. Her work focuses on the amplification of voices of the oppressed, issues of human rights, and social justice.
She is also the author of a recently published book of poetry Life Lessons and Lyrical Translations of My Soul and currently filming a documentary on race in Vermont titled Colorlines in the Green Mountains with Long Shot Productions.
Toussaint St Negritude
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