BUFFALO ARTS ACADEMY PRESENTS...

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KNOW HER NAME, a digital experience celebrating Black women.

This space was created by students as an acknowledgment of the strength, love, and leadership stored in the hearts of black women.
 

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I am an expression of the divine, just like a peach is, just like a fish is. I have a right to be this way...I can't apologize for that, nor can I change it, nor do I want to... We will never have to be other than who we are in order to be successful...We realize that we are as ourselves unlimited and our experiences valid. It is for the rest of the world to recognize this, if they choose.”

― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

Audre Lorde

"A WOMAN SPEAKS"

Poem by, AUDRE LORDE

Vocalist: Iyana Smith-Poole

Original Music Score: Jared Tinkham

#ChangeMakers

BUFFALO'S VERY OWN CHANGEMAKERS

 
Alicia Garza, Patrice Cullors, Opal Tome
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“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”

-Harriet Tubman

 
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Coretta Scott King &

Women of the

Civil Rights Movement

Coretta Scott King saw true freedom as far more than a seat at the front of the bus. It meant addressing the economic, racial, and gender inequalities at the heart of American society.  

#WomenoftheCivilRightsMovement

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“Even the silence

has a story to tell you.

Just listen. Listen.”

― Jacqueline Woodson, 

Brown Girl Dreaming

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JOIN THE STORY

A POEM

A SONG

A SPOKEN WORD

A TESTIMONY