The Mosaic Literary Conference: Black Documents will explore historical and contemporary presentations of black identity in literature, media, and photography; and how self-affirming imagery and text can counter negative stereotypes. To this end, the conference will also present photography exhibits Jamel Shabazz: Black Documents and Black Documents: Freedom.

Jamel Shabazz: A Lesson Plan
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Laundromat Project • 920 Kelly St • Bronx, NYC
Community workshop

Mosaic Literary Conference: Black Documents
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Bronx Museum of the Arts • 1040 Grand Concourse • Bronx, NYC
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Black Documents Opening Reception
November 16, 2017, 6-9pm
Andrew Freedman Home • 1125 Grand Concourse • Bronx, NYC

Jamel Shabazz: Black Documents
November 16 to December 9, 2017
Andrew Freedman Home • 1125 Grand Concourse • Bronx, NYC

Black Documents: Freedom
November 16 to December 9, 2017
Photography by Laylah Amatullah Barrayn, Lola Flash, Danny Ramon Peralta, Edwin Torres, and Michael Young
Andrew Freedman Home • 1125 Grand Concourse • Bronx, NYC

The Mosaic Literary Conference is an annual grassroots event and a great opportunity for the community, educators, students, program administrators, and parents to learn ways to integrate books and reading into the lives of teenagers. MLC offers a mix of informative programs and creative workshops to engage young minds, strengthen literacy, and develop education strategies.

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This event is made possible with donations and public funds from Humanities New York, Citizens Committee for New York City, Andrew Freedman Home, and The Bronx Museum of the Arts.
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Additional support has been provided by community partners AALBC.com, BxArts Factory, The Center for Black Literature, The Laundromat Project, The Roew, WideVision Photography, and Word Up Bookstore.
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