Priest Philip Blyden Inaugural Memorial Lecture

Tune in to this important discussion in memory of Priest Blyden, who was a friend and supporter of Black Food. As an event partner we'll share the event on our social media platforms so be sure to connect with us on June 1st @ 6pm via our Instagram and Facebook pages.


June 1st is a watershed moment in Bahamian history; Burma Rd Riot. When masses of Bahamians spoke truth to power. The Bahamas National Reparations Committee, along with event partners like Black Food Bookstore and Culture Shop, commemorates this occasion with the inaugural Priest Philip Blyden Lecture entitled "ART, SYMBOLS, VALUES AND POWER". A Discussion of Ben Ferguson Jr.'s painting MISMANAGED CULTURE with Carlton Mackey of Emory University.

We invite you to join us on June 1st @ 6pm via Zoom, Facebook or Instagram to participate in this important discussion about power in The Bahamas and the role of art to speak to it.

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