Opening Wednesday, April 7th, from 6PM - 7PM
Join us April 7 at 6pm (cst) as writer and filmmaker Luchina Fisher, and visual artist zakkiyyah najeebah dumas o’neal discuss “Mama Gloria,” Fisher’s documentary about the trailblazing Chicago Black transgender elder activist. The film, to be aired on PBS April 5th and made available to stream for registered attendees March 29-April 4, will serve as a foundation for a broader discussion about the speakers’ craft and approaches to race, identity, gender, sexuality, and community.
Sponsored by UChicago Careers in Journalism and Creative Writing | Arts, Culture, and Entertainment | The Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture | Arts + Public Life | The Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality
zakkiyyah najeebah dumas o’neal is a 2021 Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture/Arts + Public Life Artist-in-Residence.