The morning after the exhibit opening of Kin Killin’ Kin at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, I drove to Dayton, Ohio to gain a deeper understanding of the images from the artist James Pate. I had no intentions on expressing my thoughts, yet I felt compelled and moved to do so. Being a child of the Hip Hop generation, I discovered several similarities between Pate and O’Shea Jackson, famously known as Ice Cube.
In honor of International Human Rights Day, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) and the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati will host a panel discussion with local women who have played meaningful roles in human rights advocacy today, Thursday, December 10, at 7:00 p.m.
The gift shop at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center has something for everyone on your holiday shopping list! Your purchase of one-of-a-kind artwork, fair trade jewelry, hand-crafted items from around the world, books and more, inspire and support the mission of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Admission to the gift shop is free - no ticket required.
Next Tuesday, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will host Pulitzer Prize–winning historian and DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University Eric Foner December 1 at 6 p.m., where he will discuss his latest work, Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad. Foner’s lecture is the second lecture in the John and Francie Pepper Freedom Lecture Series—a series connecting the public with award-winning authors, historians and thought-leaders, discussing themes on history, race, culture and modern abol
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 6:30 PM, HARRIET TUBMAN THEATER
Join us December 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the Harriet Tubman Theater for the premiere screening of Coming Home from the Streets, a documentary filmed on the streets of Cincinnati showing the underworld of drug addiction, traffickers and how women struggle to be free.
Event is sold out.
Happy Flame Friday! This week, we’re featuring local artist and Cincinnati School for Creative and Performing Arts alumni James Pate. His series Kin Killin’ Kin, opening tomorrow at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, is a striking visual experience exploring youth violence in inner city communities.
Kin Killin’ Kin: The Art of James Pate
Saturday, November 14, 11 AM
Join us for the exhibit opening of Kin Killin’ Kin: The Art of James Pate at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center on Saturday, November 14 at 11:00 a.m.
Celebrate what #PeopleCan accomplish!
Friday, November 6, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm in Discovery Room 1
The most hopeful aspect of the crisis in North Korea is what #PeopleCan accomplish together. CincyLiNK.org invites you to join us at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to learn about North Korea and how we can support and empower the North Korean people on their journey to freedom. This event is FREE and open to the public.