Next Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative Panel Will Focus on Diversity in Arts and Media

The event will be moderated by award-winning journalist and civil rights activist Charlayne Hunter-Gault.

By Staff March 16, 2021

Charlayne Hunter-Gault

Charlayne Hunter-Gault

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The Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative, a nonprofit organization that promotes using the unifying power of the arts to nurture inclusion and diversity across the regional arts and cultural landscape, will present "Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the Literary, Film and Media Arts” as part of its free, four-part Arts & Racial Justice Panel series, Monday, April 19, 5-6:30 p.m., via Zoom. The moderator for the discussion is Charlayne Hunter-Gault, a leading civil rights activist, journalist and former foreign correspondent for NPR, CNN, and PBS. Panel members include Dorian Emerson Munroe, a filmmaker and director; W. Paul Coates, a publisher, author, and former member of the Black Panther Party; Calvin Alexander Ramsey Sr., a playwright, author, and photographer; and novelist Sarah Ladipo Manyika. The series is sponsored by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County and is a collaboration with Florida Studio Theatre’s Forum Series. The event is free, but registration is required by April 16.  

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