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Social Justice Week: Traditional Storytelling Methods as a Tool for Promoting Social Change

April 8, 2022 at 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
| Zoom

images of people protesting against racial violence and other social issues

Learn how the traditional art of storytelling can be a tool for promoting social change.

Moderator: Dr. Oluremi Alapo, Adjunct Faculty, Center for Ethnicity and Race Studies at BMCC /Advisor,
International Youth Fellowship Club [IYF – BMCC], Committee member, Race, Equity and Inclusion [REI] at BMCC.


  • Grandmother Patricia – Native American Community storytelling.
  • Queen Mother Nana Zakia – African Traditional Methods of Storytelling for Social Change.
  • Dr. Padmini Murthy – S.E Asian [Indian] Community storytelling for justice.
  • Dr. Chenzira Davis – Kahina: Founding Director, Per Ankh Smai Tawi / Director, AST Speaks – People of African Descent and Social justice
  • HRG Olamiji Pearse Adefunmi – Oyotunji African Kingdom [and Ms. Danicka Brown – Frazier] – Activities for
    young people to engage in social change.

Join us via Zoom: https://bmcc-cuny.zoom.us/j/88454628226?pwd=RjlNTVBuczRaVDlRbzRKZ0JXeHJhdz09

See a complete list of Social Justice Week events.

Learn more about Race, Equity and Inclusion (REI) at BMCC.

For more information, contact rei@bmcc.cuny.edu.Social Justice Week

April 8
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
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Open to:
The BMCC Community