Slay in Your Lane presents Loud Black Girls
Featuring Yomi Adegoke, Elizabeth Uviebinené, Nao & Selina Thompson
We are by no means loud enough – in the same way those before us ran so we could fly, we must shout so the generation after us can roar.
Fresh from supporting Black women and girls to Slay in Your Lane, Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené are back to encourage Black women to reclaim the accusation of being loud and ensure that Black women’s voices, in all their forms and complexities, are heard. Loud Black Girls features twenty diverse women considering what comes next? Two of them will appear at this event alongside Yomi and Elizabeth. Mercury and Grammy nominated singer Nao considers the impact of Brexit through activism and community. Artist and performer, Selina Thompson examines what turning thirty means to her personally, politically and culturally. What unites all their perspectives is hope for the future. Hosted by Ellah P. Wakatama.
Approximate running time 60-75 minutes
This event will be available for ticket holders to watch for 72 hours after the streamed broadcast.
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