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.

Mosaic Literary Conference: Black Documents
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Bronx Museum of the Arts • 1040 Grand Concourse • Bronx, NYC
Free Event

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.


This event is made possible with donations and public funds from the Bronx Council on the Arts through the New York State Council on the Arts and Humanities New York. The Bronx Museum of the Arts, and Andrew Freedman Home.

Additional support has been provided by, The Center for Black Literature, WideVision Photography, Word Up Bookstore