New Orleans editor, writer, filmmaker and educator Kalamu ya Salaam (b. 24 March 1947) is founder of the Neo-Griot Workshop (1995 - 2005), a Black writers workshop focusing on text, recordings and videos; co-founder with Kysha Brown-Robinson of Runagate Multimedia publishing company. His latest books are The Magic of Juju: A History of the Black Arts Movement (Third World Press - 2016), New Orleans Griot - The Tom Dent Reader (University of New Orleans Press - 2017), Be About Beauty (University of New Orleans Press – 2018).

Saturday, January 16, 2021 to Monday, January 18, 2021