The Daily Northwestern

Closson: Black arts on campus deserve more awareness, recognition

Troy Closson, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 18, 2017

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...