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Closson: Black arts on campus deserve more awareness, recognition

Troy Closson, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 18, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Earlier this month, Barry Jenkins, director of Academy Award-winning film “Moonlight,” spoke on campus, drawing a packed audience and sparking conversation about the importance of diverse storytelling and art forms. Reactions were similarly enthusiastic in January, when writer Ta-Nehisi Coates spoke at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall about his per...

‘Black Lives Black Words’ festival debuts on the university level at Northwestern

Hayley Krolik, Reporter

February 26, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Students, Theater

A 10-minute play festival called “Black Lives, Black Words” will analyze the question, “Do black lives matter today?” through Northwestern student work on Monday. The event will be held at 8 p.m. in the Virginia Wadsworth...