DuSable presents, Dr. Maulana Karenga!
The DuSable Museum’s President and CEO, Dr. Carol Adams will moderate a conversation and audience Q&A with Dr. Maulana Karenga, founder of the cultural holiday, Kwanzaa! Professor and Academic Advisor of the Department of Africana Studies, California State University at Long Beach, Dr. Karenga is also Executive Director of the Kawaida Institute of Pan-African Studies, Los Angeles, and National Chairman of the US Organization.
An activist and scholar of national and international recognition, Dr. Karenga has had a far reaching effect on Black intellectual and political culture since the 1960’s. Through his organizational and intellectual work, and his philosophy, Kawaida, he has played a vanguard role in shaping the Black Arts Movement, Black Studies, and the Black Power Movement.