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Past Event

Art and Culture Presents Glory and Honor: A Black History Celebration

Come experience an amazing, uplifting and exhilarating program presented by AfroSolo Theatre Company, a sanctuary for Black arts, culture, intellect and entertainment founded by Thomas Robert Simpson.

Our event emcee will be Dr. Brenda  Wade, psychologist, television expert, speaker and author.

The performance line-up includes an exciting mix of talented performing artists. African drumming by three master drummers, one being a two-time Grammy winner; a mini concert featuring harpist Destiny Muhammad and soprano Jeannine Anderson performing Black spirituals and classical music, a poetry reading by Devorah Major, San Francisco's first Black poet laureate, and a performance by Brian Freeman about the life of William Leidesdorff, one of San Francisco's leading entrepreneurs.

    MLF Organizer
    Robert Melton

    An Arts Member-led Forum program. Forums at the Club are organized and run by volunteer programmers who are members of The Commonwealth Club, and they cover a diverse range of topics. Learn more about our Forums.

    February 24, 2023

    The Commonwealth Club of California
    110 The Embarcadero
    Toni Rembe Rock Auditorium
    San Francisco, CA 94105
    United States


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