University Libraries will host “A Founder’s Journey,” with Curtis King, the founder and president of The Black Academy of Arts and Letters (TBAAL), Inc., on February 28, 2019, from 6 – 8 p.m. at UNC Greensboro, Elliott University Center, Claxton Room.
TBAAL is a multi-discipline arts institution. Its mission is to create and enhance the awareness and understanding of artistic, cultural, and aesthetic differences utilizing the framework of African, African American, and Caribbean arts and letters.
Notable artists and cultural icons, such as Lou Gossett, Ruby Dee, Maya Angelou, Halle Berry, T.C. Carson, Erykah Badu, David Mann, Regina Taylor, and many more have either studied, supported, or shared their gifts at the academy.
King will discuss the history, struggles, and accomplishments of the academy and African-Americans in the arts. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. For more information or disability accommodations, contact Nakia Hoskins at 336.256.0107 or firstname.lastname@example.org.