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Wesley Morris

Wesley Morris

Does this cardigan make me look gay?

Tue / Mar 10, 2020 - 7:00PM

The New York Times critic-at-large speaks to the intersection of black music, fashion, and gender identity in the 1990s.


About this Performance

The New York Times critic-at-large and 1619 Project contributor Wesley Morris speaks to the intersection of black American music, fashion, and identity creation. A Q&A follows with CAAM’s Deputy Director and Chief Curator, Cameron Shaw. Held in conjunction with the CAAM exhibit Cross Colours: Black Fashion in the 20th Century.

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Power to the People is presented in collaboration with the California African American Museum. Additional partners include American Cinematheque, A Noise Within, and Power California.

This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Power to the People! festival

From subversive statements to songs of solidarity, music has always had a role to play in the movements that shift attitudes and shape nations. Join curators Gustavo Dudamel and Herbie Hancock in a celebration of the music that moves mountains. We invite you to join the conversation.

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