MADFREE Presents “What’s Eating Black Women,” Part II: Food and Feelings, Jan. 10
In MADFREE’s second installment of “What’s Eating Black Women,” Michaela angela Davis will speak with filmmaker Byron Hurt, whose latest work, “Soul Food Junkies” highlights the black community’s addiction to Soul Food.
In MADFREE’s second installment of “What’s Eating Black Women,” Michaela angela Davis will speak with filmmaker Byron Hurt (http://www.bhurt.com/)
Davis, Hurt and mental health advocate, Terrie Williams will get MAD REAL in this latest conversation that takes a closer look at what black women eat, why they eat what they do, and how it makes them feel. There will be a special preview of Hurt’s documentary, “Soul Food Junkies,” following the conversation. The film premieres on PBS/Independent Lens on Jan. 14 at 10:00 p.m.
Part one of “What’s Eating Black Women” kicked-off the #30for30 Movement Movement (https://www.facebook.com/
2031 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd.
(7th Ave. between 121st and 122nd)
When: Thursday, Dec. 10
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Who: Michaela angela Davis (@MichealaAngelaD)
Byron Hurt (@ByronHurt)
Terrie Williams (@TerrieWilliams)
RSVP: Event is free and open to the public. RSVP is required. Email MADfreeRSVP@
MEDIA ONLY: Reporters interested in covering the event or requesting an interview with Ms. Davis, please contact Courtney Bowe at 804-512-9258 (tel:804-512-
Created by image activist, cultural critic, renowned urban fashion and lifestyle analyst and writer, Michaela angela Davis, the conversation project MADFREE, is an ongoing multi-platform, multi-generational conversation dedicated to expanding the narrow narratives of
the image, beauty, and power of women. Led by revolutionary women whose work and lives serve to liberate the dismissed, disinformed, and distorted images of women, these live and viral community conversations seek to transform the way media and society frame the roles
and identity of women. To learn more about MADFREE visit: http://www.facebook.com/
About Michaela angela Davis
For more than 20 years, Davis has explored the power of beauty, urban style, women’s politics and hip-hop culture. She has made numerous network and media appearances (CNN, BBC, MTV, VH1, BET, FOX, MSNBC, Huff Post Live) providing commentary on topics of race, image, women’s issues, politics, beauty, fashion, and pop-culture. She has spoken at Yale, New York University, Howard University, Spelman College, Middlebury College, University of Michigan, and Clark-Atlanta University, and was recently presented with the “Phenomenal Woman Award,” by the New York Chapter of the NAACP and received the “Trailblazer Award” from the City of New York. Davis is also a published author. She wrote “Beloved Baby” in 1995 and most recently contributed to “Black Cool,” edited by Rebecca Walker.
To book Michaela angela Davis for a MADFREE community conversation, please contact Quan Lateef with TooQute PROductions at 917-528-7960 (tel:917-528-