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Lecture-Concert Series: Black ‘n da Blues; Stories and Songs from the Arkansas Delta,1919-2019

09/27/2019, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Fowler Center
Room: Grand Hall

All Lecture-Concert Series Events are open to the public and free of charge.

Remembering the victims and tragedy of the 1919 Elaine, Arkansas Massacre The Delta Cultural Center, the Remember2019 Collective, the Elaine Legacy Center, and the Boys, Girls, Adults, Community and Development Center in Marvell, present their third tour of “Black ‘n da Blues: Stories and Songs from the Arkansas Delta.

The concert will feature blues singer and high-stepper James “Gone for Good” Morgan, guitarist Marcus Mookie Cartwright, and gospel singer and Elaine, Arkansas native Vera White. These fabulous blues artists will present blues, spirituals and R & B, which tell the story of the last 100 years of Phillips County, Arkansas’ cultural heritage and race history.

The Remember2019 Collective is funded by the JKW Foundation, as well as several other nationally recognized funding sources.