February 24th HAMP event at the Vancouver East Cultural Centre!
Remembering Hogan's Alley and the Black Urban Landscape
February 24th, 2007 The Hogan's Alley Memorial Project and Volume Music Series Co-present Black History Month Celebration: "Remembering Hogan's Alley and the Black Urban Landscape
The Hogan's Alley Memorial Project is a grassroots cultural organization, dedicated to memorializing Vancouver’s historic black neighborhood and the wider Vancouver black experience. This event will feature keynote speakers David Hilliard and Dr. Afua Cooper, who will focus on the topic of black urban sites in different North American contexts and will illustrate the commonalities of the experiences of black Canadians with the cultural legacy of the Black panther party and their agenda for empowering black communities in the US. The event will also be a means of raising the profile of Vancouver's black community while also linking this community to others.
check out the VECC website.