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WSU Vancouver Cultural Arts and Equity Hip-Hop Series
September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
One event on September 25, 2019 at 4:00pm
One event on October 9, 2019 at 4:00pm
One event on November 14, 2019 at 4:00pm
One event on January 22, 2020 at 4:00pm
One event on February 20, 2020 at 4:00pm
One event on March 25, 2020 at 4:00pm
One event on April 24, 2020 at 4:00pm
Washington State University Vancouver is hosting Cultural Arts and Equity Hip-Hop Series designed to broaden the community’s understanding of how cultural arts through hip-hop can cultivate an inclusive campus community that centers the success of historically underserved students. Events will take place in Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110 from 4 to 6 p.m.
The eight-part series continues through the academic year, featuring workshops, talks and performances with local and global activists, scholars and artists. Events are free and open to the public.
WSU Vancouver is located at 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave. in Vancouver. Parking is available at meters and in the Blue Daily Pay lot for $4 per day, $2 after 5 p.m.
The schedule is as follows:
- Sept 4: Nikkita Oliver, attorney, teacher, poet and social activist
- Sept. 25: Olmeca, bilingual hip-hop artist, producer, activist and scholar
- Oct. 9: Turiya Autry, artist, author and educator
- Nov. 14: Michael Tun`cap, founder of the Pacific Islander Student Commission at the University of Washington and co-founder of the Pacific Islander Studies Institute of Washington
- Jan. 22: Aisha Fukushima, singer, speaker, educator and rap activist and founder of RAPtivism
- Feb. 20: Jasiri X, the first independent hip-hop artist to be awarded an honorary doctorate
- March 25: DJ Kuttin Kandi, Pinay (Filipina) poet, feminist and activist
- April 24: Las Cafetereas, whose band members are former students of the Eastside Café, a community space in Los Angeles, influenced by music from Veracruz, Mexico
Above image: Nikkita Oliver