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Closing Reception: our duty to fight

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Saturday, June 11, 2016
Gallery 400
400 S. Peoria St.

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Please join Gallery 400 for the closing reception for our duty to fight, featuring spoken word performances by Kuumba Lynx youth poets and a conversation with our duty to fight artists.

Artists Jireh L. Drake, Itunuoluwa Ebijimi, Makeba Kedem-DuBose, Zakkiyyah Najeebah, Sherwin Ovid, Shelby Stone, and Rhonda Wheatley will discuss their work and process creating artworks for the exhibition in collaboration with families and survivors waging struggles for accountability and respect for their fallen. In response to the exhibition, solo and group performances by Kuumba Lynx poets will use Hip Hop as a tool to reimagine and demonstrate a more just world.