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Town Square: Race, Identity and Culture in the Pacific NW



Join the second installment of a 2-part series celebrating Seattle Center Festál. Culture carriers, artists and historians each share their views on the value of race, identity and culture in relationship to communal celebrations. What role do ethnic gatherings have in strengthening identity?  The panel is moderated by journalist Angela Russell.

Ramon Isao, author/screenwriter who received the Tim McGinnis Award for Fiction
Delbert Richardson, creator, developer, and curator of The America History Traveling Museum: The Unspoken Truths
Juliet Cheatle, cultural worker, community organizer, and choreographer and dancer of traditional Filipino dance


"Festival Sundiata Black Arts Fest showcases the culture of African Americans in the Pacific Northwest with art displays, exhibits, entertainment and activities for all ages Saturday and Sunday at Seattle Center."

"In venturing to find out who he is, where he came from, and what he's capable of, Richardson curated the Traveling Museum to share what he has learned about American history and its unspoken truths."

"Many of the objects in Richardson’s “Unspoken” Truths American History Traveling Museum are scarring reminders of a sadistic past, such as a runaway slave collar and a branding iron. Just as many are meant to inspire."

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