Juneteenth: A Celebration of Resilience| Porch Stories – Tales of Slavery and Beyond
- Saturday, June 19, 2021
- 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Jan Blake has been performing worldwide for over twenty-five year and has a well-earned reputation for dynamic and generous storytelling. Blake received the biannual Thüringer Märchen Preis, awarded for service to storytelling. In 2012, she was the curator for Shakespeare’s Stories, an exhibition that explored themes of journey and identity, in conjunction with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
Daniel Black is an award-winning novelist and professor of African-American studies and English at Clark Atlanta University and at Morehouse College. His most recent works are The Coming, a first-person account of the trauma and triumph of Africans on a slave ship in the sixteenth century and Listen to the Lambs, which explores the lives of homeless people who find each other on the street.