Join us for a celebration of Afro-Latinx culture at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC), as the Center hosts a series of events as part of the 1st annual Shared Roots festival from AfroMundo.
Events include a literary reading and discourse with Puerto Rican and Dominican authors Mayra Santos Febres, Eleuterio Santiago Díaz and Loida Maritza Pérez, several film screens and panel discussions, and a visual arts chat and slide presentation on Afro Caribbean Cosmology.
All events at NHCC are free to the public. Visit www.nhccnm.org/events for more information on specific events at the Center, and www.afromundo.org/festival/ for details on the festival more generally.
What: Shared Roots: A Celebration of Afro-Latinx Culture
Who: AfroMundo, a New Mexico-based organization working to amplify the voices of Afro-Latinx, Afro-Indiginous and Afro-Asian artists, storytellers, historians, tradition bearers, and culture shapers from around the world.
Why: To showcase the shared histories, cultures and traditions of Afro peoples throughout the Americas.
When: The Festival runs from April 16-23, with events occurring at the National Hispanic Cultural Center from April 17-21.